Cor Fuhler Death | Obituary – Cor Fuhler Death sadly passed away, Cor Fuhler was a Dutch/Australian improviser, composer, and instrument builder associated with free jazz, experimental music and acoustic ecology. He played piano by manipulating sound with electromagnetic string stimulators like Ebows and motorized actuators.
Fuhler was a student of Misha Mengelberg of the Instant Composers Pool. He recorded the album Corkestra (Data, 2005) with Ab Baars, Tony Buck, Tobias Delius, Wilbert de Joode, Anne La Berge, Andy Moor, Nora Mulder, and Michael Vatcher. Fuhler played prepared piano, analog keyboards, clavinet, melodica, and electric lamellophone.
Fuhler played solo prepared piano on his album Stengam (Potlatch, 2007). In 2016 he attained a PhD in composition at the University of Sydney and in 2017 he published his book Disperse and Display covering modular composing strategies and extended piano techniques.
“Goodbye dear Cor Fuhler. There have been moments where you’re playing truly transformed my appreciation of this world. You were a gentle magician of sound, and good company too. Shame I won’t get to know you better. RIP”
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Cor Fuhler’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.
Goodbye dear Cor Fuhler. There have been moments where you’re playing truly transformed my appreciation of this world. You were a gentle magician of sound, and good company too. Shame I won’t get to know you better. RIP… pic.twitter.com/kPffIUpSrK
— lawrence english (@room40speaks) July 22, 2020