Wise Music Group which encompasses already publishing houses like Novello & Co, Chester Music, J Curwen and Sons, G. Schirmer, Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Union Musical Ediciones and Bosworth has added another brand to its portfolio. It has announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Edition Peters Group, one of the world’s oldest and most distinguished music publishing houses. Wise Music Group has made its acquisition from the Hinrichsen Foundation and will own Edition Peters Group in partnership with Christian Hinrichsen whose family association with the company began in 1863.

Edition Peters Group has offices in London and New York as well as Leipzig, the city where it was founded in 1800. Its catalogue of contemporary composers includes Sally Beamish, Gloria Coates, Sebastian Fagerlund, Roxanna Panufnik, Rebecca Saunders, Erkki-Sven Tüür and many more.

Edition Peters Group will retain its individual identity within Wise Music Group.

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