About The EMI Archive Trust

The EMI Archive Trust was established in 1996.

The EMI Group of companies gifted much of their assets which originated before 1947 to the Trust.

The purpose of the Trust is “the advancement of education and research and, in particular, to foster and promote the study and appreciation of the art techniques and development of sound recording and the history of the sound recording industry”.

Our trustees have rich experience of the recorded music industry and collectively have more than two hundred years of experience of working for the EMI group of companies.

The EMI Archive Trust continues to be supported by Universal Music Group who provide a home for the Trust assets in their purpose built archive in Hayes, Middlesex.

The EMI Archive Trust is a registered charity, number: 1056254.

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