Stephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music


February 16, 2019 - 229 views

Stephen Schwartz has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. The composer of hit musicals Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, Schwartz is the recipient of three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Isabelle Stevenson, Tony Award.

"Stephen is a legend," said Kurt Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Theatrical & Catalog Development for Warner/Chappell Music. "In every story, he finds that thread of beauty, that self-reflection and resolves and challenges audiences to be more empathetic. His imaginative work has delighted and captivated music lovers for nearly half a century, and today I am honored to welcome him to our Warner/Chappell family."

Said Schwartz: "I have a long and happy history working with Kurt Deutsch, and I am delighted to be joining him and the Warner/Chappell family as we look to making more music and undertaking more exciting projects for the future."