Recording Pioneers


Emil Carl Georg HARTKOPP  (e)1881 - 1939   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Emil Carl Georg HARTKOPP  (e)1881 - 1939

aka Emile C. Hartkopp, Emil C. Hartkopp, E. C. Hartkopp, Emil Hartkopp, Emile Hartkopp, E. Hartkopp
nationality
occupation
birth 26 Dec 1881, Hamburg, GERMANY
baptism
death 27 Feb 1939, Copenhagen, DENMARK
burial
marriage in 1905
Renate MOSER

b. 1 June 1883, Stockholm, SWEDEN
d. ............

children
  • Eugen Carl Georg

    b. 20 March 1906, .........
    d. ...............

  • Paula/Poula Sonja Hedwig

    b. .............
    d. ...............


PARENTS

father .......... HARTKOPP

b. ..........
d. .............

mother ......... .........

b. ..........
d. .............

children
  • Johann Berthold Hermann

    b. ............
    d. ..............

  • Emil Carl Georg

    b. 1881, Hamburg, GERMANY
    d. 27 Feb 1939, Copenhagen, DENMARK


LIFE


He was employed by Deutsche Grammophon in 1901 and from 1904 he built up the Danish Gramophone Company subsididary Skandinavisk Grammophon Aktieselskab and was its general manager.
In the beginning he was also responsible for Skandinaviska Grammofon-Aktiebolaget in Stockholm, Sweden.
His son Eugen, who had been A&R manager in Copenhagen from 1934, succeeded him as general manager.
His brother John became general manager in Vienna.


NOTES

  • The Voice, April 1939
  • Emil Hartkopp: the go-between of Berliner and The Gramophone Co. by Morten Hein (in: The Lindström Project. Contributions to the history of the record industry / Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schallplattenindustrie. Vol. 4, pp. 33-43 (editors: Pekka Gronow & Christiane Hofer). Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger, Wien 2010. ISBN 978-3-9500502-0-2
  • Emil Carl Georg Hartkopp on internet: Politietsregisterblade.dk


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

A recording session in Helsinki, Hotel Kamp, October 1909, with the baritone
Eino Rautavaara from the Finnish Opera.
From the left: Otto Brandt , Oskar Merikanto, Eino Rautevaara, E. J. Pearse and Emil Hartkopp



THANK YOU


George Brock-Nannestad