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Dr. Clemens Trautmann

President Deutsche Grammophon, Berlin

Dr. Clemens Trautmann (born 1977 in Braunschweig) has been President Deutsche Grammophon GmbH since December 2015. He was trained as both a musician and a lawyer and previously held various executive roles at Axel Springer, most recently as Chief of Staff to Chairman and CEO Dr. Mathias Döpfner, as well as Managing Director of the group’s online property portal, Immonet. In these roles he was responsible for a variety of strategic projects focusing, for example, on digital transformation, new business development, and organisational culture. As a clarinetist and graduate of The Juilliard School New York, he has given solo and chamber music performances across the globe, for example, at Lincoln Center's ‘Mostly Mozart Festival’ and at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall in the ‘Debut on Deutschlandradio’ series, and has been awarded prizes by the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and the German Music Council. In parallel, Clemens Trautmann earned his doctorate in law and was a member of the research staff at Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, working on European Law and Intellectual Property matters. He serves as a board member of the German Foundation for Musical Life (Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben) and has co-founded a circle of young patrons at the national Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste Berlin).

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