Heinrich Henkel (composer)

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Heinrich Henkel (16 February 1822 – 10 April 1899)[1] was a German composer who studied with Johann Anton André at Offenbach am Main and became a figure of some importance for Mozart research.[2]

He was born in Fulda. In 1860, he founded the predecessor of Frankfurt's municipal music school.[1][3] Henkel died in Frankfurt am Main.

His brother[4] Georg Andreas Henkel[5] (1805–1871) was also a composer.


  1. ^ a b Valentin, Caroline (1905), "Henkel, Heinrich", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German), vol. 50, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 188–190
  2. ^ Wolfgang Plath, "Mozartiana in Fulda und Frankfurt (Neues zu Heinrich Henkel und seinem Nachlass)," Mozart-Jahrbuch 1968/70, 356–8.
  3. ^ "150 Jahre Musikschule Frankfurt" (in German). Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "Heinrich Henkel". Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Henkel, Andreas", IMSLP

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