Label Description Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group. It has a close relationship with Universal's Interscope Geffen A&M label, which distributes Polydor's releases in the United States. In turn, Polydor distributes Interscope releases in the United Kingdom.
Polydor label was founded 2 April 1913 by German Polyphon-Musikwerke AG in Leipzig and registered 25. of July 1914. The company was founded as Firma Brachhausen & Riesener in 1887 by Gustav Adolf Brachhausen and Ernst Paul Riessner for manufacturing their newly invented,in 1870, mechanical disc-playing music box Polyphon.