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Josef Büsser

Full name: Josef Eduard Büsser
Gender: Male
Born: April 5, 1896 in Bazenheid, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Died: September 17, 1952 in Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Brother of Eduard Büsser.

Biography

Josef Büsser, the brother of [Eduard Büsser], was a sculptor, painter and teacher. He had his first drawing lessons at the Gewerbeschule (vocational school) in Basel, before he became an apprentice of a stone engraver and then of sculptor Wilhelm Meier. He continued his drawing and sculpturing studies, e.g. at the School of Arts and Crafts in München. In the late 1920s, he spent most of his time abroad, in Germany, Italy, France and Greece. Eventually, he was employed as a teacher at the stone and sculpturing vocational school in St. Gallen. He created mostly religious sculptures, portrait busts, nudes and grave characters, but also medals and plaques. His paintings were characterized by landscapes, urban scenes, still lifes and interiors.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Medals And Reliefs Switzerland SUI AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Medals And Reliefs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Art Competitions Switzerland Final Standings AC Médaille pour le Concours Allemagne-France-Suisse de 1926 à Bâle
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