Kalkbrenner, Frédéric (Wilhelm Michael). Piano solo. 048. Born early November 1785 nr. Kassel (while his parents were traveling from Kassel to Berlin). Died 10 June 1849, Enghien-les-Bains.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Insp. salle 1832–33

1r prix, piano, 1801. 1r prix, harmony, 1801 (student of Catel). Settled permanently in Paris, 1824, as a partner in Pleyel & Cie. Légion d'Honneur 1828. Red Eagle of Prussia 1833. Prolific composer; author of Méthode pour apprendre le piano-forte à l'aide du guide-mains, op. 108 (1831) and didactic études.


Kilian. doublebass. 049.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Comm. pers. 1837, 1839

Congé 1840 (20 November 1839), 1841 (30 November 1840)

Elected sec. 20 May 1841 for 1842, but instead:

Resigned 26 July 1841; retired 31 January 1842 (effective 26 July 1841), reconfirmed in April 1842

 

Klosé, Hyacinthe Eléonore. Clarinet. 194. Born 11 October 1808, Corfu. Died 29 August 1880.

Asp. 19 November 1841

Sociétaire: 3 January 1843

Resigned May 1851 (after being reprimanded for his attendance record)

Chef, École militaire de musique. Orch. Th.-Ital. Prof. au Conservatoire, 1839–68. Légion d'Honneur 1864. A pioneer, with Buffet, in the ring-key mechanism for the clarinet; author of Grande Méthode pour la clarinette à anneaux mobiles (1844) and methods for the saxophones; composer of works for clarinet.


Kocken, Cokken, Jean François Barthélemy. Bassoon. 140. Born 23 January 1801, Paris. Died 13 February 1875, Paris.

Sociétaire: 1 March 1833

1r sursis fall 1862

2e sursis 20 October 1863

3e sursis fall 1864

Retired 17 October 1865 (m. h.)

1r prix, bassoon, 1820 (student of Delcambre). Volunteer, 15e reg. inf. de la Garde royale, 21 November 1815. Orch. Th.-Ital. Orch. Opéra 1829–62. Concerts Pasdeloup. Prof. au Conservatoire, 1852–75. Chapelle imp. 1853. Composer of works for bassoon; author of a bassoon method. He also established the saxophone class at the Gymnase Musical Militaire “with marvelous results” (R&GM, 29 August 1847).


Koenig or Koénig, Fidèle Ernest Joseph. Tenor. 203. Born 26 February 1817.

Externe in 1830s, externe 16 November 1840

Sociétaire: 10 December 1843

1r sursis 22 May 1877

Retired 4 June 1878 (m. h. 4 June 1878)

 

Kresser, Joseph Gebhardt. Trumpet. 209. Died 21 June 1849.

Asp. 17 December 1843

Sociétaire: 17 November 1844 (trumpet I) [register says 13 January 1845; date from Com.]

 

Kuhn. Chorusmaster. 050.

Founding Sociétaire: 4 March 1828

Member of first committee.

Resigned 3 May 1837 (AG 15 May 1837)