Jonny Heykens (1884Ė1945) was a light music specialist, born in the Dutch town of Groningen. A violin pupil of EugŤne Ysaˇe at the Brussels Conservatory, he played in various orchestras before founding his own orchestra in Groningen in 1914. Among his many light music compositions, it was above all his Stšndchen
(ĎSerenadeí) which won wide international success between the Wars.
from notes by Andrew Lamb © 1998