Fürst, Paul Walter#
b. Vienna, April 25, 1926, viola soloist and composer. Studied violin at the University of Music in Vienna with W. Boskovsky and harmony with J. Marx; from 1951 solo violist with the Lower Austrian Tonkuenstlerorchester and from 1954 with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra; 1961-90 member, and 1986-90 managing member, of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Has been active in numerous interest groups representing artists' concerns; President of AKM since 1998.
Works#Dorian Gray, 1963 (Ballet); works for orchestra, chamber music, choral music.