Anton Hegner

Anton Hegner (1861-1915) was a Danish cellist and composer and the brother of Ludvig Hegner (1851-1923), the Principal Bass of the Royal Danish Orchestra. Anton was appointed Principal Cello of the New York Symphony Orchestra by Walter Damrosch and alongside composing many works for cello – both study and recital works. The works included in ‘Bass for Beginners’ were adapted from his ‘Recreations for Young Cellists’.