Thilo Kramny

Oral History Information

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CEO
Company Name
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.