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history of art educator

Max Melchior Huggler, Swiss history of art educator. Named Chevalier, Légion d'Honneur, 1965. Member Swiss Society Arts (president), Union Swiss Museums (president).

Background

Huggler, Max Melchior was born on October 12, 1903 in Berne, Switzerland. Son of Melchior and Elisabeth (Hirsiger) Huggler.

Education

Verbi Divini minister, University Berne, 1927. D., University Berne, 1928.

Career

Assistant Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin, 1929-1931. Director Kunsthalle Berne, 1931-1943, Museum Arts, Berne, 1944-1964. Professor University Berne, 1946-1972.

Member Federal Commission Arts, Switzerland, 1945-1953. President Cantonal Commission Arts., Berne, 1955-1964. Resident Rome, 1973-1988.

Membership

Member Swiss Society Arts (president), Union Swiss Museums (president).

Connections

father:
Melchior Huggler

mother:
Elisabeth (Hirsiger) Huggler