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Jacob Martin Severint Heuckeroth (1853-1936).

  • Profession: Violinist, conductor, composer, director of the Arnhemse Orkestvereniging, second director of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO/KCO) under Willem Mengelberg (1871-1951).
  • Residences: Amsterdam, Den Bosch, Arnhem.
  • Relation to Mahler: Conductor of the first performance of a composition by Gustav Mahler in the Netherlands. Symphony No. 3 in Musis Sacrum, Arnhem at 17-10-1903. As part of a two day festival on 17-10-1903 and 18-10-1903.
  • Correspondence with Mahler:
  • Born: 17-04-1853 Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Died: 20-03-1936 Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Aged 83.
  • Buried: 23-03-1936 Zorgvlied cemetery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Married to Sophia Boele (born Amsterdam, 02-11-1863) at 18-12-1884 in Amsterdam.

Parents: Jacob Heuckeroth and Jacoba Elisabeth Schenk.

Address House Heuckeroth: Reguliersgracht 56, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

In 1889 he was appointed Kapelmeester and teacher at the School of Music in Den Bosch.In 1893 he became second director (after Willem Kes (1856-1934)) of the Concertgebouw orchestra in Amsterdam and director of the Arnhemse Orkestvereniging in Arnhem.

In 1903 he conducted the first concert of a composition by Gustav Mahler in the Netherlands. Symphony No. 3:

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After twelve years in Arnhem her returned to Amsterdam as second director (after Willem Mengelberg (1871-1951)) of the Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO/KCO). Also Director of the Dutch Opera in Amsterdam. He composed works for strings and orchestra, male choir and piano.

Jacob Martin Severint Heuckeroth (1853-1936) obituary.