Furtwängler, Walter

ART HISTORIAN (GERMANY)
BORN 23 Nov 1887, München, Bayern - DIED 15 May 1967, Bad Wiessee, Bayern: Haus Tanneck
REAL NAME Furtwängler, Walter Eugen Georg
GRAVE LOCATION Bad Wiessee am Tegernsee, Bayern: Bergfriedhof

Walter Furtwängler was a younger brother of the famous conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler. In 1912 he was, together with Siegfried König, the first person who descended the large glacier of the Kilimanjaro with skis. The glacier was named after him.

He married Hildegard Röcken. Actress Maria Furtwängler is their granddaughter.

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Furtwängler, Wilhelm

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Gräber in Oberbayern - ausserhalb von München, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1998
Walter Furtwängler – Das Mount Kilimanjaro Wiki

Images

The grave of Walter Furtwängler and Bernard Furtwängler at the Bergfriedhof, Bad Wiessee.
Picture by Androom (02 Sep 2016)

 


Furtwängler, Wilhelm

Published: 7 Dec 2016
Last update: 7 Dec 2016