Publications About the Composer

The following list is a selection of many publications about A. P. Heinrich. I ask authors who write/wrote about Heinrich’s life and work and wish to state here the name of their work to kindly write to me. I will add other publications into this list with pleasure. P. F.

Publications are in alphabetical order by author’s surname. The most complete work about Heinrich´s life is a biography by William T. Upton, which has 337 pages.

BAUMGARTEN, Fred. Four Letters and a Burial. Accessible from:
BARRON, David. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Stanley Sadie. 2nd edition. 11. volume, Heinrich Anthony Philip. London: Macmillan Publishers, 2002.
BARRON, David. The Early Vocal Works of Anthony Philip Heinrich. PhD Thesis. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, University of Illinois, 1972.
BROYLES, Michael. Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music. Yale University Press, 2004.
BRUCE, Frank Neely. The Piano Pieces of Anthony Philip Heinrich Contained in The Dawning of Music in Kentucky and The Western Minstrel. PhD Thesis. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, University of Illinois, 1971.
BYSTROV, Michal. The Song in a Head: A Pilgrimage of the Czech Composer in American Wilderness  (in Czech: PÍSEŇ V HLAVĚ: Pouť českého skladatele americkou divočinou). Praha,, 6. ledna 2014.  Accessible from:
CHASE, Gilbert. The American Composer Speaks. Louisiana State University Press, 1966.
CHMAJ, Betty. Father Heinrich as Kindred Spirit: or, How the Log-House Composer of Kentucky Became the Beethoven of America. American Studies, xxiv/2, 1983.
CLARK, J. Bunker. The Dawning of American Keyboard Music. Westport Connecticut, 1988.
CLARK, J. Bunker. A Bohemian Predecessor to Dvořák in the Wilds of America: Anthony Philip Heinrich, Dvořák in America (J. C. Tibetts), Portland, Oregon, 1993.
EVANS, Peter. A Dawning – Kentucky´s Log Cabin Composer, Anthony Philip Heinrich. Sonus, 2007.
FARSKÝ, Pavel. The Socioeconomic Animation Strategy and Methods of the Anthony Philip Heinrich´s Music Work (In Czech: Strategie a metody socio-ekonomické animace na příkladu hudebního odkazu skladatele Anthonyho Philipa Heinricha).  Thesis. Praha, University of Economics (VŠE), 2011. 131 p.
FARSKÝ, Pavel. Czech premiere of A. P. Heinrich´s Compositions (In Czech: Česká premiéra skladeb A. P. Heinricha). Místní kultura: Magazín pro kulturní život v místech a regionech. 18th May 2011. Accessible from:
FARSKÝ, Pavel. Concert of American Music in Prague (In Czech: Koncert americké hudby v Praze). Místní kultura: Magazín pro kulturní život v místech a regionech. 28th June 2012. Accessible from: <>.
FARSKÝ, Pavel. Piano Work of US Composers. Thesis. Brno, Janáčkova akademie múzických umění, 1999. 75 p.
FILBECK, Loren Harold. The Choral Works of Anthony Philip Heinrich. PhD. Thesis. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, University of Illinois, 1975.
GIBBONS, William. The Musical Audubon: Ornitology and Nationalism in the Symphonies of Anthony Philip Heinrich. Journal of the Society of American Music, 2009.
HEINZ, Igor. From the Music History of Šluknovsko. From the Middle Ages to the Missa Solemnis 1830 (In Czech: Z hudební minulosti Šluknovska. Od středověku po Missu solemnis 1830). Kruh přátel muzea Varnsdorf, 2012.
HOROWITZ, Joseph. An American Era in Music Deserving of More Respect. New York Times. 14. 7. 2002, p. 2. Accessible from: ProQuest.
HOROWITZ, Joseph. New York in Musical Disarray. New York Times. 10. 12. 2000, p. 2. Accessible from: ProQuest.
HOWARD, John Tasker. Our American Music: Three Hundred Years of It. 3rd edition. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1954. 841 p.
LÖWENBACH, Jan. Music in America (In Czech: Hudba v Americe). 1. edition. Praha, Hudební matice Umělecké besedy v Praze, 1948. 120 p.
LOWENS, Irving. The Triumph of Anthony Philip Heinrich, Music and Musicians in Early America. New York, 1964.
MAUST, Wilbur Richard. The Symphonies of Anthony Philip Heinrich Based on American Themes. PhD Thesis. Indiana University, 1973.
MAUST, Wilbur Richard. The American Indian in the Orchestral Music of Anthony Philip Heinrich, Music East and West: Essays in Honor of Walter Kaufmann. New York, 1981.
MELLERS, Wilfrid. Odd men in Mavericks and other traditions in American music. Musical Times. 2005, n. 146, p. 109-113. Accessible from: ProQuest.
SCARBROUGH, Tracie Lynette. Self-Quotation in “The Minstrel’s Catch” of Anthony Philip Heinrich (1781-1861). Thesis. Lexington, University of Kentucky, 2005.
SHADDLE, W. Douglas. Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise. Oxford University Press, 2016.
STALKER, Douglas. Guide to records : Heinrich. American Record Guide. 1998, n. 61, p. 148 -149. Accessible from: EBSCO.
STILLER, Andrew. Prefaces. In Piano Music: Vol. 1-5. 1st edition. Philadelphia, Kallisti Music Press, 1995 – 2005.
SWAFFORD, Jan. ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA. The Guardian. 25. 4. 2003, p. 10. Accessible from: ProQuest.
TARANTO, Cheryl. The Sylviad; or , Minstrelsy of Nature in the Wilds of North America: Notes. Music Library Association. 1999, n. 4, p. 1011-1014. Accessible from: ProQuest.
UPTON, William Treat. Anthony Philip Heinrich: A Nineteenth-Century Composer in America. 2. edition. New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1967. 337 p.
VALERIO, Viola Shaula. At the Origins of Art Music for the Flute in North America. 2nd edition, 2014. Accessible from: