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Edition Peters, also known as C.F.Peters Musikverlag, is a Germanmarker music publishing house, founded in Leipzigmarker in 1800.

the 1860s it was largely run by members the Hinrichsen family, who were Jewish. The company was confiscated by the Nazis and administered by the "Trustee of Jewish Property". Henri Hinrichsen and Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen did not survive the Holocaust. After the end of the war the company received a license from the Sovietmarker military authority to continue publishing but in 1948 the firm was formally confiscated by the East Germanmarker authorities and turned into a state owned and managed enterprise.

Walter Hinrichsen, a surviving member of the family, founded C.F. Peters Corporation in New Yorkmarker in 1948, initially reprinting the main works in Edition Peters, then contemporary American composers. Simultaneously Max Hinrichsen was republishing Edition Peters in Londonmarker. A famous case in the English High Courtmarker confirmed the inheritance of Edition Peters by the surviving Hinrichsen heirs and C.F. Peters Corporation, New York, remains one of the most notable publishing houses in the USmarker.

Following reunification the East German company was merged with C.F. Peters of Frankfurtmarker, leaving only a small office in Leipzig.

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