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musician

Henry Eichheim, musician. member Thomas Orchestra, New York City, 1899-1900; Member Pro Musica, Japan Society Boston, Japan Society New New York.

Background

Eichheim, Henry was born on January 3, 1870 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Meinhard and Augusta (Pellage) Eichheim.

Education

Graduate (1st prize in violin) Chicago Musical College.

Career

First violin, Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1890-1912. Member Thomas Orchestra, New York City, 1899-1900. Conductor Winchester (Massachusetts) Orchestra, 1913-1917.

Has conducted own works with Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, Los Angeles orchestras. Made chamber music concert tours of the United States and England. Lecturer on oriental music.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Oriental Impressions (small orchestra, piano). Malay Mosaic

    • The Rivals (Chinese ballet). Burma

    • Java (symphonic poem).

      Sonata (violin)

    • etc. Made 4 trips to Orient for musical research.

Membership

Member Thomas Orchestra, New York City, 1899-1900. Member Pro Musica, Japan Society Boston, Japan Society New New York.

Connections

Married Ethel Roe, April 17, 1917 (died June 15, 1931).

father:
Meinhard Eichheim

mother:
Augusta (Pellage) Eichheim

spouse:
Ethel Roe