Warner/Chappell Music Celebrates 200-Year Anniversary
October 18, 2011 at 10:13 AM (PT)
WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC is celebrating its 200 years in music publishing this year. In part of the celebration, the company is transforming well-known lyrics from its catalog into new work that is featured at LONDON’s “STOLENSPACE” gallery. Proceeds are being donated to the “SAVE THE CHILDREN” charity.
The company dates back to CHAPPELL & CO. in 1811, which was a family music shop on LONDON’s BOND STREET. WARNER/CHAPPELL Chairman/CEO CAMERON STRANG said, “This major milestone is testament to the enduring talent of our songwriters, our culture of innovation, and the dedication of the people at WARNER/CHAPPELL. We’re thrilled to be celebrating this unique anniversary and we are looking forward to finding new ways of expanding our leadership position and building our reputation as the industry’s most passionate and creative music publishing company.”
WARNER/CHAPPELL is offering videos, photos and other information about the company’s history at www.warnerchappell200.com.