Wilhelm Heckel GmbH is a manufacturer of woodwind instruments based in Wiesbaden, Germany. It is best known for its bassoons, which are considered some of the finest available.[1] The company was established in 1831 by the instrument maker Johann Adam Heckel. It remains a family-owned business.

Wilhelm Heckel GmbH
Company typePrivate
Founded1831; 193 years ago (1831)
FounderJohann Adam Heckel
Websiteheckel.de Edit this at Wikidata

Wilhelm Heckel is also known for its production of contrabassoons and heckelphones. It also formerly produced oboes, piccolo heckelphones, and heckel-clarinas.

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  1. ^ Reiter, Edith (2014). Wilhelm Heckel: Six Generations Dedicated to Music (PDF). Marix Verlag. ISBN 978-3737404549.

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