Ernst Wilhelm Heinemeyer


Born in Hanover on 25th February 1827, he was the son of Christian H. Heinemeyer(1796-1872), court musician. Ernst worked with his father in the court orchestra in Hanover from 1845 to 1847 and then went to St. Petersburg to play in the Imperial Theatre Orchestra for the next twelve years. He taught at the Theatre School but he was pensioned out of the orchestra in 1859 almost certainly through illness. He returned to Hanover and then in 1866 moved to Vienna where he died on 12th February 1869 aged 42.












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