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Viennese music dealer, music publisher, and concert management agency.

Hugo Knepler was the proprietor of a sheet music retail company 1905‒07, and thereafter managing director of the sheet music retailer and concert agency Albert J. Gutmann, and after Gutmann's death the firm's proprietor. Between 1916 and 1927 he took over also the proprietorship of his brother Paul's publishing house, Verlag Paul Knepler (Wallishauser Buchhandlung).

In 1939 he emigrated to France, but fell into German hands, was deported to Auschwitz on April 13, 1944, where he died.

Source:

  • Oesterreichisches Musiklexikon Online, "Knepler, Familie" (Michael Aschauer, Monika Kornberger)

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