Recording Pioneers


Carl Christian Ludwig WYNEKEN  1874 - 1955   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Carl Christian Ludwig WYNEKEN  1874 - 1955

aka Carl Christian L. Wyneken, Carl C. L. Wyneken, Carl C. Wyneken, Carl Wyneken, C. C. L. Wyneken, C. C. Wyneken, C. Wyneken, Ludwig Wyneken, L. Wyneken
nationality German
occupation merchant, company director
birth 13 Dec 1874, Hannover, GERMANY
baptism 15 Feb 1875, Hannover (Gartenkirche), GERMANY (1y)
death 26 July 1955, Hannover, GERMANY
burial
marriage married on 30 Apr 1902, Berlin, GERMANY:
Baronin Anna Victorine Laura VON HERMANN

b. 8 Aug 1879, Smyrna, TURKEY - bapt. 30 Oct 1879, Smyrna, TURKEY (1y)
d. 6 Mar 1943, Hannover, GERMANY (63y)

children
  • Felix Ludwig Werner

    b. 5 Mar 1903, ...........
    d. .................

  • Hans Gustav Wulf

    b. 25 Sep 1906, Hanover, GERMANY
    d. 8 Jan 1998, Unterschleissheim (Munich), GERMANY


PARENTS

father Gustav Eduard Amallo Wulf WYNEKEN

b. 19 July 1808, Mannheim, Großherzogtum Baden, GERMANY
d. 27 Mar 1877, Hannover, GERMANY (68y)

mother Mathilde Louise Friederike Theodore Meta EGGERS

b. 13 July 1838, Alfeld/Leine, GERMANY
d. 3 Jan 1875, Hannover, GERMANY (36y)

marriage they got married on 16 July 1861, Osterholz, Germany
children
  • Carl Hermann Friedrich Wilhelm
  • Luise Wilhelmine Friederike Juliana Eleonore
  • Georg Friedrich Franz
  • Gustav Eduard Amallo Wulf
  • Theodore Felicitas
  • Hermann Wulf
  • Wilhelm Julius [died in infancy)
  • Carl Christian Ludwig

    b. 13 Dec 1874, Hannover
    d. 26 July 1955, Hannover


LIFE


Kaufmann, Hauptmann d. Res. Major, später Fabrikdirektor in Hannover.

Co-Director FAVORITE (along with Otto Birkhahn)

Wyneken left Favorite in 1912: "Herr Wyneken, einer der beiden Direktoren der Favorite-Gesellschaft, wird, wie wir hören, mit Schluss dieses Jahres aus der Gesellschaft austreten und einen Direktorposten in Berlin, aber ausserhalb der Sprechmaschinen-Industrie, übernehmen" (source: Phonographische Zeitschrift, J. 13, No. 39, p. 909).



NOTES

  • Favorite: the story of an independent German record company (1904-1914) by Hugo Strötbaum (in: The Lindström Project. Contributions to the history of the record industry / Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schallplattenindustrie. Vol. 2 (editors: Pekka Gronow & Christiane Hofer). Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger, Wien 2010. ISBN 978-3-9500502-1-9
  • Picture of Direktor L. Wyneken, Schallplattenfabrik Favorite, Hannover (in: die Sprechmaschine No. 50, p. 1319 (14 Dec 1907))
  • Picture of Directors Birkhahn and Wyneken (in: Phonographische Zeitschrift 9. J. , No. 51, p. 1561 (10 Dec 1908)
  • Phonographische Zeitschrift, J. 13, No. 39, p. 909
  • Favorite: Grammofoninnspillingene og artistene by Vidar Vanberg (Norsk grammofonplatehistorie 17. Eget forlag, Oslo 2007. ISBN 978-82-91962-03-0)
  • Favorite Records: A Discography by Frank Andrews and Bill Dean-Myatt (CLPGS Reference Series No. 8, 2010 with CD-ROM entitled Favorite Records in the United Kingdom: A history and catalogue reonstruction.


COMPANIES & LABELS


FAVORITE


PHOTOS

Ludwig Wyneken
Co-directors Ludwig Wyneken (left) and Otto Birkhahn (right), Hanover, 1908



THANK YOU


Matthew P. Wyneken