- Hanns Dennerlein
German family of musicians. Two branches of the family, headed respectively by (1) Johann Nikolaus Hemmerlein and Johann Hemmerlein, were linked in 1762 by the marriage of the former's daughter Eva Ursula with the latter's son (3) Anton Hemmerlein.
(fl 1741–63). Organist and schoolmaster. In 1741 or earlier he was employed at Wiesentheid, the residence of the ‘Musikgraf’ Rudolf Franz Erwein of Schönborn. From 1742 to 1763 he taught at the seminary in Bamberg and was in the service of the Bamberg court. In 1748 he published there a volume of masses by Caldara, Chorus musarum, including also a mass of his own (no.3 in C) in the same style. He also wrote a concerto with cello obbligato, which remains in manuscript (D-WD).
Three of Hemmerlein's children were also musicians active in Bamberg: Franz Anton (b ?c1730; d Bamberg, 1811), who in 1780...