Leipzig restores music house it stole in 1939
December 31, 2015 by norman lebrecht
Edition Peters will start 2016 in the building its rightful owners erected in the late 19th century.
Why did it take so long for Peters to get it back?
Because it was impossible to dislodge the Nazi who seized the company in 1939 and held on until his death at over 100.
All’s well now. Here’s the happy ending.
The full story can be found in my book, Who Killed Classical Music?
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