Albert Imperato

Arts Promoter and Writer; Co-founded 21C Media Group, Inc.

Born in New York City, Albert Imperato is a graduate of Stanford University and has worked for 30 years in the recording and music industry. He co-founded 21C Media Group, Inc. in January 2000 and currently manages the promotion and assists in the career and strategic development of 21C Media Group's diverse client and artist roster. His experience from 1987-1999 at PolyGram/Universal Classics included positions in sales, marketing and publicity, management of Deutsche Grammophon's label operations in the US. His last position with the company was Senior VP of Universal's classical music business in the US for artists and projects on the Decca, DG and Philips Classics labels. His accomplishments in the record industry reflect his passion to bring the richness of classical music to the broadest possible public. Mr. Imperato has given guest lectures at music schools and to arts presenters, and he frequently hosts special classical music events. He writes and blogs regularly about classical music. Write to him at