The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Sir Lucian Grainge, the man who whispers in the ears of rock stars


PORTRAIT - On September 21, 2021, he will become the sole master aboard a Universal Music Group listed in Amsterdam.

Behind the incredible success of Universal Music Group (UMG), there is a man;

Sir Lucian Grainge, boss of the group since 2011. This Londoner, born in 1960 in the northern district of the capital, is a mad lover of music who has always kept the energy of the punk movement of his adolescence.

Lucian Grainge has built himself by winning virtually all of his fights.

Extremely discreet, he told the

Financial Times

this week

having had to fight for her son who was saved at birth despite the complications that claimed his mother's life.

He also fought in March 2020 against the Covid which plunged him into intensive care for almost a month at Ucla Hospital in Los Angeles.

But above all, he fought his entire career to save the music industry and his record company Universal during the black decade of the 2000s.

This is the hidden face of an outstanding boss, ennobled in 2016 by Prince Williams, drowning in rewards, celebrated as the best manager in the sector

This article is for subscribers only.

You have 72% left to discover.

To cultivate one's freedom is to cultivate one's curiosity.

Continue reading your article for € 1 the first month


Already subscribed?

Log in

Source: lefigaro

All life articles on 2021-09-19

You may like

Life/Entertain 2021-08-25T04:51:30.434Z

Trends 24h

Life/Entertain 2021-10-15T11:51:29.093Z
Life/Entertain 2021-10-15T09:45:46.584Z
Life/Entertain 2021-10-15T09:09:59.877Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy