Musician / Producer
Robert Hurwitz has been president of Nonesuch Records since 1984. He previously ran the American operations of ECM Records, after beginning his career at Columbia Records. Hurwitz grew up in Los Angeles, where he was trained as a pianist, then went on to study at the University of California, Berkeley.Hurwitz has produced recordings by Caetano Veloso, Stephen Sondheim, Astor Piazzolla, and Teresa Stratas, and was the producer of the 1993 film George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Nonesuch releases have won 42 Grammy Awards during his tenure.