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Heinrich Gebhard Edit Profile

composer , Music educator

Heinrich Gebhard was a German-American pianist, composer and piano teacher.

Background

Gebhard was born in Sobernheim, Germany, but moved at the age of 10 with his parents to Boston, Massachusetts in the United States, where he studied piano and composition with Clayton Johns until 1895.

Education

He went to Vienna, Austria for four years, where he studied under Theodor Leschetizky, and returned to Boston in 1899.

Career

Settled in Boston, Massachusetts, 1899. Studied pianeforte, theory and composition under Clayton Johns, Boston, and at Vienna under Leschetizky, 1895-1899. Returned to Boston, 1900.

Professional debut with Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1900. Has appeared in the principal cities of the United States with Kneisel Quartet, Longy Club, and in recitals of his own, also with many orchestras.

Connections

Married Doris E. Sleeper, of Lancaster, N.H., June 30, 1920.

father:
Phillipp Gebhard

mother:
Katharina (Moog) Gebhard

spouse:
Doris E. Sleeper