Philip Burn


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Managing Director
Company Name
Hal Leonard Australia

Philip Burn is currently the managing director of Hal Leonard Australia. He first commenced work for iconic Australian distributor, Rose Music, in 1976 (which in 1986 became Yamaha Music Australia) as a product manager, rising through the ranks to become General Manager in 1987, a position he held until starting his own company Print Music Australia in 1995. Print Music Australia was purchased by Hal Leonard in 2001. His musical background extends to include being a pipe organ enthusiast. Philip was a key member of the AMA’s executive committee for over 15 years and he is a past-president of the association.