This firm was founded in 1938 by Max Hinrichsen (1901-1965), one of three sons of Henri Hinrichsen (1868-1942), the manager of Peters ed Leipzig 1900-1938.
After his death it was managed by his widow 1965-75, but then renamed Peters Edition London.
His brothers also worked in the music publishing business. Henri (b.1909) stayed in Germany and died in 1940. Walter (1901-69) emigrated to New York and founded C.F.Peters New York.
For a full biography of Max Hinrichsen by his daughter, Irene, see:
Hinrichsen published organ music, brass band music and contemporary composers. It was involved in a famous lawsuit (1950-51) with Novello and Co over the copyright of Sinding's "Rustle of Spring".
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