Biz news: Universal chief departs

Biz news: Universal chief departs


norman lebrecht

July 30, 2021

We understand that Graham Parker ceased on Tuesday to be President Universal Music classics & jazz in the US and has left the company.

There are no other changes to the team.

If there’s more to report, you’ll read it here first, as usual.

Parker, who is English, was previously General Manager of WQXR, the New York classical music radio station. He became US head of Universal just over five years ago.


  • Michael says:

    This is a big loss for Universal. Someone else’s gain to-be, no doubt.

  • Sylvia Forester says:

    What is Universal Music classics?

  • Jan Kaznowski says:

    Interesting to see his CV , where his degree is in Hotel Restaurant Managent :

    [..insert your own joke here..]