Schauer & May

Richard Schauer and Hans May, a composer, founded Schauer & May in London after their arrival in 1939. The publishing house specialized in popular and light music. In 1943, Schauer established Richard Schauer Music Publishers.

Schauer had been active in music publishing before the Machtergreifung. May was a successful film composer in Austria and Great Britain.


  • Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Österreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Anitquare, 2011.
  • "Hans May.", Inc. Web. 27 Aug. 2013.
Location: London, Great Britain
Period: after 1939-?
Publisher(s): Hans May (July 11, 1886, Vienna - December 31, 1958, London); Richard Schauer (August 24, 1892, Leipzig - 1952, London)
Main Focus: Music