Robert Heimann


Robert Heimann is a German citizen, living in Graz/Austria. He is a musician and professor working for the Graz University for the Performing Arts. Interested in genealogical research early in his life, he is now a professional genealogist with considerable experience in doing research on three continents: Europe, North America and Australia.

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Robert Heimann was born 1968 in Düsseldorf/Germany. After studies in piano and choir directing he worked as a musical assistant at the Berlin State Opera and as a choir director at the Komische Oper Berlin in Germany. He now is a professor working for the Graz University for the Performing Arts in Austria.

Interested in genealogical research at the age of 13, he constructed his own family tree by researching ancestors in mostly Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and Sweden. He soon began developing a special interest in migration history as he discovered more and more of his own relatives emigrating to various other countries, like the United States, Canada and Australia. \

Besides working in his artistic profession he also likes being a professional genealogist and is a member of numerous genealogical societies in Europe and a frequent visitor to national German and international genealogy conferences. In 2018 he was invited as a speaker to the first German Australian Genealogy and History Alliance Conference in Adelaide and returned to Australia the following year for different talks taking place in South Australia and Queensland.




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