Gérard Hekking

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Gérard Hekking

Gérard Hekking (24 August 1879 — 5 June 1942) was a French cellist.

Born in Nancy, he served as first cellist of the Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1903 until 1914. From 1927 until his death he taught cello at the Paris Conservatory. He died in Paris in 1942, aged 62.

Hekking was the cousin of cellists André and Anton Hekking.


  • David Ewen, Encyclopedia of Concert Music. New York; Hill and Wang, 1959.