Hermann Oppenheimer

Typical color cover 1896
Typical cover 1910
Becker sacred songs cover
Oppenheimer Brothers of London, Peters style cover 1899



This firm started in Hameln (Hamelin) a town on the river Weser in North Germany in 1876. It 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
0619 Faisst Rose im Thal 1904
0681 Faisst Morija, Op.9 1905
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
241 Becker 4 geistliche Lieder, Op.71

Sources Consulted