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Wilhelm Heckmann

German musician

Died when: 97 years 257 days (1172 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Wilhelm Heckmann

Wilhelm Heckmann (26 June 1897 in , Germany – 10 March 1995 in Wuppertal, Germany) was a German concert and easy listening musician.From 1937 to 1945 he was imprisoned in the Nazi concentration camps in Dachau and Mauthausen.

Heckmann founded the first prisoner band in Mauthausen, and was also instrumental in the founding of the large prisoner orchestra there.


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