Thilo Kramny

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PPV Medien GmbH

Thilo Kramny is one of our industry’s creative minds that has established published material that has been innovative and resourceful for the music industry. He began as a musician who wanted to create magazines for musicians. He formed Sound Check, a small magazine in German, back in the 1980s, which later became the largest music magazine in the country. He later created Keyboard & Computer, which was the first magazine to offer a CD on the cover. Thilo also established the Frankfurt Daily magazine in 1984 after attending a NAMM Show and seeing the success of the UpBeat Daily as a useful guide for show attendees.