Asbeck, Karl Heinz (pseud: Ken Hines) 30.jan.1907-11.may.1985 Germany, Hagen-Haspe - USA Vermont, Orange
baritone singer, pianist, hobby composer, engineer by profession, he never used the names Charles Henry, studied voice under Prof. Paul Neuhaus, 25.oct.1925 emigrated to the USA, settling in New York City, 19.feb.1926 he declared his intention to become american citizen while residing at 2547 Linden Street in Brooklyn, he sang at various entertainments and benefit concerts in the New York City neighbourhoods Bedford, Bushwick and Ridgewood, 10.dec.1928 debuted as singer on radio WNYC singing Carl Loewe ballads, this was so well received that the New York Tuberculosis and Health Association appealed to him to make a round of 14 New York City hospitals and sanatoriums with 4000 patients, he volunteered his services to an audience that could not have been more appreciative 'if we could have more music like that we would soon get well', 1930 as draftsman boarding with a colleague draftsman at Bell Avenue in Yardley Pennsylvania, 1934-1936 residing in Madison Connecticut, 1940 residing at 4240 Riverpark Drive in Louisville Kentucky where he was employed by the War Department US Government at 6th Broadway, 1958 residing with his wife Elizabeth at 66-48 64th Street in Brooklyn, 1978-1985 residing in rural Orange with mail address in nearby East Barre ; son of Heinrich Asbeck and Anna Kruger ; 11.may.1932 in New York Manhattan he married nurse and hobby lyricist Elizabeth Meredith Palmer (Pennsylvania, Warwick 27.mar.1901-15.jun.1966 New York Mount Vernon) ; after 1966 he married Sungbok Kim (? S. Korea, Seoul 10.aug.1916-1986 Texas, Dallas)

Title Parts


[] Alaska. Piano
unpublished, copyright Karl Heinz Asbeck, Madison Connecticut 31oct1934

[] 'Tween Brooklyn bridge and Chatham square. Song
unpublished, copyright Karl H. Asbeck, Madison Connecticut 28may1935

[] Riverman. Song
words Elizabeth Asbeck
unpublished, copyright Karl Heinz Asbeck, Madison Connecticut 19feb1936

[] Fall in. March. Wind band
music Karl H. Asbeck
pub George F. Briegel Inc., New York 22dec1941

[] The little things you do
words Elizabeth M. P. Asbeck and Karl H. Asbeck, music Karl H. Asbeck
unpublished, copyright Elizabeth M. P. Asbeck and Karl H. Asbeck 3dec1952

[] Walking shoulder to shoulder
words Ellzateth M. P. Asbeck and Karl H. Asbeck, music Karl H. Asbeck
unpublished, copyright Elizabeth M. P. Asbeck and Karl H. Asbeck 3dec1952

[] Smoke signals
words Elizabeth Meredith P. Asbeck, words and m Karl Heinz Asbeck
unpublished, copyright Elizabeth Meredith P. Asbeck and Karl Heinz Asbeck 15jun1954

[] The four seasons
words Elizabeth M. P. Asbeck, music Karl H. Asbeck
unpublished, copyright Elizabeth M. P. Asbeck and Karl H. Asbeck 31jan1955

[] That crazy mixed-up band
unpublished, copyright words and music Karl H. Asbeck 11feb1955

[] Trumpets west
unpublished, copyright words and music Karl H. Asbeck 10feb1956

[] Slow down
words and music Karl H. Asbeck
pub Bourne Inc., 15apr1958

[] Little snowman
words and music Karl H. Asbeck
pub Bourne Inc., 3sep1958

[] Lila-Lou
words, music and arrangement Karl H. Asbeck
copyright Karl H. Asbeck 9mar1959

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