Tag Archives: Basel

Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers was PhilosophyDoc

Karl Theodor Jaspers (German: [ˈjaspɐs]; 23 February 1883 – 26 February 1969) was a German-Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry, and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system. He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Germany, though he did not accept this label. Continue reading Karl Jaspers

Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg

…was BreweryDoc, TrumpetDoc, CharityDoc and more

His brand of UeliBier

Dr.med. Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg (1919-2005) was born as son of a priest in Basel. As radiologist he founded the Radiological Institute of Basel.  Politically he was member of the LDP where is accentuated speaches were famous. He founded a private brewery since he did not want to support the cartel of the big breweries. He was very successful and the brewery brings out 5 different beers of high quality. Continue reading Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg

Niklaus Nidecker

Niklaus Nidecker and father are BreweryDocs

Ellenberger visits the UeliBier Brewery of Niklaus Nidecker in 2005

Hans-Jakob Nidecker (father of Niklaus), born in 1919 was specialized in radiology and nuclear medicine and had worked until 1984. He was former “master” of an “Ehrengesellschaft zum Rebahus (Zunft)”, founder of the brewery “Fischerstube” and also playing trumpet. Though he is 85-years-old now (2005) he was still actively participating at the breweries business processes. His hobbies are beer, music and “Zunftwesen” in Basel/Switzerland. Continue reading Niklaus Nidecker

Jany Renz

Jany Renz is ConductorDoc, FluteDoc, OrganDoc and PianoDoc


born in Basel in 1946 he studied piano with Ivan Engel, the friend and student of Bartók.
He also studied old music and flute with Hans Martin Linde and organ wirh Adolf Schlegel.

During his international career as Lied accompanist and chamber musician he was partner of leading Lied singers and leading instrumentalists.

He studied conducting with Wilfried Boettcher in Basel. Master classes with Leonard Bernstein and Sergiu Celibidache completed his studies. Continue reading Jany Renz