Recording Pioneers


Anton HEINDL  1877 - 1947   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Anton HEINDL  1877 - 1947

aka A. Heindl
nationality
occupation
birth 5 Apr 1877, Fuenfkirchen, HUNGARY
baptism
death ........... (before 1947)
burial
remark arrival in USA: 5 Nov 1893
marriage married on 6 Sep 1916, Manhattean, NY
Irma METZL

b. 16 Dec 1886, Vienna, AUSTRIA
d. 1 May 1972, Denver, Denver, Colorado

children
  • Anthony (“Tony”) E. [=Ernie] HEINDL

    b. 17 Apr 1920, ......., New York
    d. 29 Aug 2004, Denver, Denver, Colorado


PARENTS

father .............
mother .............
children

LIFE





Anton HEINDL (37y) Sales Manager
SS "CRETIC"
8 Sept 1914, Liverpool
18 Sept 1914, New York



Irma METZL (29y) dressmaker
SS "FREDERIK VIII"
17 Aug 1916, Copenhagen
29 Aug 1916, New York
father: Moriz METZL, Wien VI, Stumpergasse 47


WWI Draft Registr. Cards 1917-1918:
April 1918: Anton HEINDL, Manager Columbia Graphophone


1920 CENSUS (2 Jan 1920, Brooklyn, Kings, New York):
Anton HEINDL (42y) emigr. 1893; Manager Grafonola Co. Naturalized in 1901
Irma HEINDL (32y) emigr. 1916




Anton HEINDL merchant
SS "MONGOLIA"
6 Apr 1921, Hamburg
17 Apr 1921, New York
father-in-law: E. Metzl, Universitystr. 11, Vienna



Anton HEINDL Manager Columbia Graphophone
SS "RESOLUTE"
11 Oct 1927, Hamburg
20 Oct 1927, New York



Irma HEINDL (60y) widow
SS "MARINE MARLIN"
10 Jan 1947, Bremen
24 Jan 1947, NY
2942 Bainbridge Ave, New York, NY

see: A Passion for Polka by Victor Greene, pp 74-76, 79. 275 n.25


NOTES

  • Recorded Music in American Life. The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945 by William Howland Kenney. Oxford University Press, New York & London, 1999 (pp. 78-80)
  • A Passion for Polka by Victor Greene
  • Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow by Karl Hagstrom Miller


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

courtesy Library of Congress



THANK YOU