Edition Peters

[Album amicorum]. Hinrichsen, Henri. Herrn Geheimrat Henri Hinrichsen. Stimmen der Freunde, Komponisten und Mitarbeiter zum 1. Januar 1919.

Leipzig and other places, 1918/1919.

Small 4to. (4), 105 ff. Vellum, signed by binder E. A. Anders, Leipzig.


Congratulatory contributions from eighty friends, composers, or collaborators of Henri Hinrichsen (1868-1942) on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as head of the classical music publisher Edition Peters, including composers such as Max Bruch (full page quotation from Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26), Friedrich Klose, Walter Niemann, Siegfried Ochs, Hans Pfitzner, Emil von Sauer, Xaver Scharwenka, Arnold Schönberg (from his unfinished oratory "Die Jakobsleiter"), Christian Sinding, Hans Sitt and Karl Straube; and musicologists such as Max Friedlaender, Georg Göhler, Hermann Kretzschmar, Andreas Moser and his son Hans Joachim, Hugo Riemann, Max Seiffert and Fritz Stein.

Provenance: the Hinrichsen family (USA); acquired from the heirs in the mid-1970s by the German music dealer Hans Schneider, Tutzing, and offered in his catalogue 225 (1978) as lot 92 (with illustration).

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