Hermann Oppenheimer

Typical color cover 1896
Typical cover 1910



This firm started in Hameln (Hamelin) a town on the river Weser in North Germany in 1876 and published a wide variety of music, from sacred choral works to dances for piano (Oscar Morley)and comic solo songs (Louis Kron). Other composers include Albert Becker and Carl Reinecke. There was also a branch in London named Oppenheimer Brothers.

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies


  • Hermann Oppenheimer
  • H. Oppenheimer
  • Oppenheimer Brothers


  • Hameln
  • 13 Berners Street, London W.

Plate Numbers

  • Oppenheimer's plate numbers are of the format of H.O. ###. Dates in italics are estimated.
Plate Composer Work Year
0091 Sartorio Der Rattenfänger von Hameln, Op.260 1896
1343 Lorenz Karfreitag, Op.84 1911
1577 Lorenz 3 Geistliche Gesänge, Op.91 1913
2012 Lorenz Winfried, Op.30 (rev. ed. vocal score) 1916
2063 Gernsheim In Memoriam, Op.91 (full score) 1915

Sources Consulted