Biography of Adolphe Hennebains (1862-1914)

14.11.1862
Born in Saint-Omer, being one of eleven children of a shoemaker
1878
1880
First price of the conservatory
Solo flute of Grand Opera and Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire as well as member of the Double Quintette
1893
Assistant of Taffanel at the conservatory
1909
Teacher of Paris conservatory after Taffanel died
1905
Concert tour with great successes in Bonn and Frankfurt/Main
He played with Busoni, Casella, Enesco and others. He was befriended with Chaminade, Fauré, Hüe, d´Indy, Koechlin and Widor, who also wrote music for him.
Among his private and conservatory students were Moyse, Leroy and Joseph Rampal (father of Jean-Pierre)
1912
He dedicates his only composition Rêverie-Caprice to his friend Goldberg
17.09.1914
Dies in Primel Tregastel (Bretagne)

Literature von/über Adolphe Hennebains

Last edit 02.06.2012