Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Music


Robert Heckmann

b. Mannheim 3. 11. 1848 d. Glasgow 29. 11. 1891

Teachers: Jean Becker, Ferdinand David (1865-7)

Family:  Marie Heckmann-Hertig (wife) pianist.

Associates: Edvard Grieg

Professional appointments: Concertmaster Euterpe (Leipzig), Stadttheater Cologne, Orchestra Bremen  

Founded the Heckmann Quartet in Cologne with Otto Forberg vl2, Th. Allekotte va, R. Bellmann vc; later, for last tour of England with Bassermann, Geyerslack and Riedel. 


Schumann String Quartets (Pohle, 1887)