Walter Fahrer attends the School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires and began professionally in 1957. In 1962, he left with Hugo Pratt for Europe. After several short stories for Casa Universo Milan, he worked from late 1963 to mid 1970, with the news agency Opera Mundi. He draws for "L'Aurore", the "Parisien Libéré", "France-Soir" many daily bands.
In 1971, he joined the Tintin magazine. After various historical accounts, he launched "Cobalt", a series written by Michel Greg. In 1973 he returned to Argentina where he created "Gato Montes" (western Argentine published in French by Dargaud from 1991). In 1976, with Claude Moliterni,he create Harry Chase, a detective saga published in France-Soir, Tele 7 days, Monthly Charlie (Dargaud, seven books translated in 11 countries). In 1987 he designed "The helmet and the Fronde" in "Vecu" from a screenplay by François Cortegianni. From December 1988, the Pilot newspaper publishes "Captain Hard",for which he made drawings and text (published by Dargaud in October 1989).
Friend of Hugo Pratt, Walter Farhrer lives in Corsica last twenty years. This is a classic artist.