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Otto Harrassowitz (Firm)

LC control no.n 84129981
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Corporate name headingOtto Harrassowitz (Firm)
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Variant(s)Harrassowitz (Firm)
Harrassowitz, Otto, firm, booksellers, Leipzig
Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG
Richter & Harrassowitz, Antiquariats- und Verlagsbuchhandlung
Found inEuropean music catalogue, 73, 1: t.p. (Otto Harrassowitz)
LC data base, 1-15-85 (hdgs.: Otto Harrassowitz (Firm); Harrassowitz, Otto, firm, booksellers, Leipzig; usage Otto Harrassowitz)
Harrassowitz Website, Jan. 4, 2008 (in Web page header: Harrassowitz; at end: Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany; history: founded by Otto Harrassowitz and Oscar Richter in 1872 as "Richter & Harrassowitz, Antiquariats- und Verlagsbuchhandlung" in Leipzig; Otto Harrassowitz assumed single control in 1875 of the company now named "Otto Harrassowitz"; Dec. 4, 1943, offices destroyed during WWII; 1947, branch of company opens in Wiesbaden in the Allied Zone; 1951, East German authorities close and expropriate the company; 1996, City Court of Leipzig rules closure and expropriation of Leipzig company to have no legal basis; firm remains in Wiesbaden)