cover 1893
Oberdörffer vormals Cranz cover



This firm, founded when Martin Oberdörffer of Leipzig bought A.F.Cranz of Bremen in 1888, published many songs and also works for violin and cello by Sitt, Pache, and Seitz.

It sold most of its titles to Vom Ende of Cologne in 1895, retaining those by Victor Hansmann. The imprint survived until 1925.

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies


  • Oberdörffer[r?]
  • Martin Oberdörffer


  • Leipzig

Plate Numbers

  • Oberdörffer's plate numbers appear in the following format: M.O. ####. Dates in italics are estimated.
Plate Composer Work Year
1222 Sitt Cello Concerto No.2, Op.38 (cello/piano reduction) 1891
1227 Schröder Aspasía (vocal score) 1892

Sources Consulted