Wichmann, Herman

COMPOSER (GERMANY)
BORN 22 Oct 1823, Berlin - DIED 27 Aug 1905, Roma, Lazio
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Acattolico, Via Caio Cestio 6 (Zona Vecchia, 12.23 (172))

Hermann Wichmann was the son of the sculptor Ludwig Wichmann. He studied with Felix Mendelssohn and Ludwig Spohr, but health problems forced him to live in Italy for eight years.

For a short time he was conductor of the Musikverein in Bielefeld (1857). Afterwards he settled in Berlin. He was best known for his songs that were performed with great success by the famous singer Jenny Lind. Another interpreter of his songs was Marianna Parisotti.

Related persons
• has a connection with Lind, Jenny
• was pupil to Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
• was pupil to Spohr, Louis

Images

The grave of Herman Wichmann at the Cimitero Acattolico, Rome.
Picture by Androom (23 Jan 2010)

 

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Wicki, Bernard

Published: 27 Jun 2010
Last update: 23 Feb 2020