MusicDish e-Journal - June 18, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

MIDEM Director Leguern Honoured By France
MIDEM '06 News
By Mi2N
(more articles from this author)
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

MIDEM Director Dominique Leguern was named 'Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' ('Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters') by French Minister of Culture Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres.

The French cultural award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in the arts. The Minister of Culture made the presentation in Cannes, France, where the 40th edition of MIDEM, the world's music market, is currently taking place.

During the ceremony's opening speech in which Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres paid tribute to Dominique Leguern he said, "You lead MIDEM with passion and enthusiasm and after serving the music business for thirty years, continue to be at the epicentre of the industry's new challenges, to which you invite us all to bring creative responses."

"I am extremely happy to have been chosen for this honour, which I am proud to accept for myself and on behalf of all the hard-working MIDEM team," said Dominique Leguern.

"Dominique's commitment and passion for the music industry is exceptional," noted Reed MIDEM Chief Executive Officer Paul Zilk. "This recognition of her career makes MIDEM 2006 truly special for all of us."

Dominique Leguern joined EMI France in 1975 as press officer, successfully promoting a string of major bands, including Pink Floyd. When respected French music executive Philippe Constantin left EMI to set up Clouseau Music Publishing in 1979, Dominique Leguern went with him. The pair were instrumental in promoting what is now known as "world music."

In 1980 she joined Virgin France, the first subsidiary of Richard Branson's independent Virgin Records label to be set up outside the UK, where she successively held the posts of promotions manager, marketing manager and finally Virgin Records France general manager. Her interest in music led Dominique Leguern to produce music television programmes for France's cult '80s show "Les Enfants du Rock" and as a music programme producer at private French network M6.

In 1998, she was appointed MIDEM artistic director before being named MIDEM director in 2000.

Related News from Mi2N:
» MIDEM Director Leguern Honoured By France

Home » News Beat » MIDEM Director Leguern Honoured By France
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top

MusicDish Advertising Network

News Beat

» 13 Music Label Sold to MTN

» Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records

» ASCAP Revenues Top $1.144 Billion In 2017

» BMG Appoints New Creative Directors In Nashville

» Launches Its First Live Musical Themed Content Series

News Beat Directory

» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences

» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business

» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group

» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World

» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing

» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership

» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Png Z

» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance

» [2018-05-01] Hollywood Heavyweights Launch New Christian Music Label; Their Debut Release, Firma Collective - Songs For Every Soul, Was Produced By Mgrdichian And Mixed By The Legendary Brian Reeves

» [2018-04-30] Pop Artist Ava King Releases New Single; Paris-born Ava King Decided To Move To Beijing Where She Wrote For One Of The Biggest Chinese Movie Production Companies, HuaYi Brothers

» [2018-04-27] NetEase Cloud Music Sign Distribution Partnership With B2 Music; Chinese Music Streaming Service To Release Billboard "Best Of Asia" Album Series

» [2018-04-24] Skype And Mixcloud Launch "Connecting..." Podcast Series; Podcast Series Connects The Music World's Brightest Sparks And Explores The Power Of Creative Collaboration
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

2018 Summer Additions Come To Hybrid Studios

Plunky's "Love Makes Us Better" Video Is Cosmic Jazz-Funk

Deadline Looms - The 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Carys - A Different Kind Of Normal - Debut CD Release

Melvin Riley Of Ready For The World Celebrates 35 Years In The Music Business And The Re-launch Of His Solo Career And New Billing Title

Listen: Darquise Explores The Art Of The Beak Up In His Debut Single "I Say One"

Artist Matthew Schultz Releases "Promise For Keeps" Featuring Gyptian

Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships