Jörg Ewald Dähler

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Jörg Ewald Dähler (born March 16, 1933 in Bern ; † November 3, 2018 ) was a Swiss conductor , harpsichordist and composer .

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Jörg Ewald Dähler grew up in Langnau in the Emmental as the son of the reformed pastor Karl Walter Dähler (1903–1986) and then attended the Hofwil teacher training college . He completed his teaching diploma for piano at the Bern Conservatory and then studied harpsichord at the Freiburg im Breisgau University of Music .

Dähler taught figured bass , chamber music and choral conducting at the Bern Conservatory and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis . His students include a. Olive Emil Wetter and Hans Eugen Frischknecht . From 1965 to 1998 he conducted the concerts he founded in the Bern City Hall , the Gasthof Krone Bätterkinden and the Hindelbank Castle, and from 1974 the Bern Chamber Choir . He has worked as a guest conductor and soloist in Europe and Asia.

Dähler also worked as a draftsman. He illustrated two collections of stories by his father in the Bernese dialect: Momou das git’s (Langnau im Emmental 1983) and Ou das het's ggä (ibid. 1986).


For his work he received the Culture Prize of the Canton of Bern and the External Medal of the Civic Community of Bern .


  • The Passion event according to the Evangelist Luke. For 1–8-part mixed choir, speaker, trombone quartet and organ. 1987.
  • As editor: François Devienne : 6 sonatas opus 24 for bassoon and basso continuo. Accolade music publisher.

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