Prof. Dr. Christian Baierle

Lecturer, Music Business

Prof. Dr. Christian Baierle joined ROBA Music Publishing in 1994 and became its Managing Director in 2011. Since then, ROBA has expanded to become one of the world’s leading independent music publishers in the world. Christian has played a key role in bringing well-known composers and large film production companies on board to begin publishing partnerships with ROBA. He has also worked for BMG Records in New York.

An alumnus of both Harvard and Oxford universities, Christian’s book on music publishing Der Musikverlag (2009) has become the standard book for the subject in German speaking countries.

Today, he sits on the board of the German Music Publishers Association and regularly represents the music publishing trade at the European Commission.

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