Hekking, André, French cellist of Dutch descent, brother of Anton and cousin of Gérard Hekking; b. Bordeaux, July 30, 1866; d. Paris, Dec. 14, 1925. He was the son of the Dutch- born French cellist Robert Gérard Hekking (1820–75), who settled in France and from whom he received his training. From 1909 he lived in Paris, and in 1919 he was appointed prof, at the Paris Cons. He also taught at the American Cons, in Fontainebleau. He publ. Violoncelle, Exercices quotidiens (Paris, 1927).
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