Born in Austria in August 1844. During the 1870s Hecht was in Tahiti. While a resident of San Francisco in 1880-1905, he lived in the home of photographer Jacob Fowler. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1880, 1899; Calif. State Fair, 1884; San Francisco Art Association, 1886.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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