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Oscar Früh

Full name: Oscar Früh
Gender: Male
Born: May 25, 1891 in Freienstein-Teufen, Zürich, Switzerland
Died: October 11, 1949 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Art Competitions


Oscar Früh was a Swiss painter and architect. In 1910-13, he studied architecture at the ETH Zürich and then from 1913 at the Technical University of München, graduating in 1918. He first worked as an architect in Zürich, Genève and Colmar. In the 1920s he settled in Paris, where he attended various courses to improve his skills and focused on painting, mostly of horses. Later he lived in Sceaux (near Paris), Zürich and again near Paris in Fontenay-aux-Roses. He also became known for his cover designs for the Swiss magazine “Schweizer Spiegel” (Swiss Mirror).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 32 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Painting Switzerland SUI AC

Mixed Painting

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 32 Paris Art Competitions Switzerland Final Standings AC Jockeys
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