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Viennese music retailer and publishing house, founded by Leopold Buchholz in 1870 as Buchholz und Diebel, its address from 1873 being Vienna I, Bräunerstraße 2, and from 1893 Graben 21 and 14 (corner of Bräunerstraße); in 1873 the retailing and hire business was transferred to Ferdinand Rebay and Wilhelm Stenzl.

Adolf Robitschek (1853-1934) entered the firm in 1873, and acquired the publishing arm of the business in 1883. He also had an address at Leipzig, Salomonstraße 16. Among the composers whose music Robitschek published were Ignaz Brüll, Robert Fuchs, Anton Bruckner, Hanns Eisler, and Franz Lehár.

Robitschek was one of the three founding Viennese publishers (the others being Josef Weinberger, and Berhard Herzmansky of Doblinger), who in 1901 formed Universal Edition, Robitschek taking out 304 shares in the new company.

Correspondence with Schenker

The only correspondence known to survive between Robitschek and Schenker forms part of the early Universal Edition Correspondence : OC 52/2, 9, 10, and 393 (1901, 1903, 1904).


  • NGDM2 (2001 and online)
  • MGG
  • Westphal, Reinhold, oeML, vol. 4 (Vienna 2005), pp. 1938-39 and online

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