Music publisher Doblinger

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Letterhead (1896)
Zygmunt Skwirczyński : Bernhard Herzmansky (senior) (1911)
Reproduction of a watercolor by Ernst Graner
Sheet music by Carl Michael Ziehrer

The music publisher Doblinger (today: Ludwig-Doblinger-Bernhard-Herzmansky-KG ) is an Austrian music publisher in Vienna .

Bernhard Herzmansky (1852–1921) acquired Ludwig Doblinger's music shop, founded in 1817 at Dorotheergasse 10 , in 1876 and then published numerous sheet music editions. In 1875 the widow of the well-known Viennese music publisher Carl Haslinger sold his music publisher "Carl Haslinger quondam Tobias" to Robert Lienau in Berlin. Herzmansky's first important products were works by Carl Michael Ziehrer . He then took over the JP Gotthard publishing house, which had published works by Franz Schubert and Johannes Brahms . Herzmansky also became Anton Bruckner's publisher .

In the 20th century Doblinger became one of the most important Viennese publishers for operetta composers, including Ziehrer, Franz Lehár , Oscar Straus and Leo Fall . He also specialized in the Wienerlied . Herzmansky then also became an active sponsor of Ernst Krenek , Arnold Schönberg , Anton Webern , Paul Hindemith and Maurice Ravel .

The archive of the music publisher is now divided between the Vienna Library in the City Hall and the Austrian National Library .


  • Doblinger - a Viennese music publisher. 1876-1976. Vienna: City of Vienna, MA 9 1976 (temporary exhibition of the Vienna City and State Library, 177)
  • Otto Biba : Who was Ludwig Doblinger? In: Österreichische Musikzeitschrift (ÖMZ) 31 (1976), p. 563 f.
  • Herbert Vogg : 100 years of Doblinger music publishing house. 1876-1976. Vienna [u. a.]: Doblinger 1976
  • Dorotheergasse 10 . Company newspaper for employees in 1989