Oskar Keller (linguist)
life and work
Oskar Keller studied Romance studies in Zurich and Rome and received his doctorate in 1916. He then worked as a French and Italian teacher at the Glarisegg Landerziehungsheim , at the Scuola cantonale di commercio di Bellinzona (1919–1924), at the Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz (1924–1928) until 1918. and most recently at the Solothurn Cantonal School .
In addition, from 1927 Keller worked for the Swiss Phonogram Archive . In his scientific oeuvre, Keller's Ticino works essentially covered the fifth decade of his life, while the Franco-Provencal works fall into the earlier and later years.
Keller died with his son on a mountain hike in the Leventina Valley .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss teacher, linguist and dialect researcher|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 22, 1889|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 4, 1945|