Cor Fuhler Death – Dead: Cor Fuhler Obituary, Cause of Death | Dutch/Australian improvisor, composer, and instrument builder associated with free jazz, experimental music and acoustic ecology has passed away. He died on July 22, 2020.
We’ve today received devastating news of the death of the Dutch-born composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser Cor Fuhler, at the age of 56.
Our heartfelt condolences go to his family and his many friends in new music circles in Australia and Europe. Cor spent the last ten years of his life in this country, and in that short time became a valued member of the improvising community, who were lucky to benefit from his wide expertise and knowledge.
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.
He died in July 22, 2020 after a long illness.