SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Albertini Paul-Rene

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O WARNER MUSIC GROUP CORP.
75 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/11/2005
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Warner Music Group Corp. [ WMG ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CEO Warner Music International
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 241,456.9369 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options (1) 09/30/2014 Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 595,003.5686 1.04 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Mr. Albertini's option is scheduled to become vested and exercisable as to one-third of the shares subject thereto in four equal installments on September 30, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 provided that Mr. Albertini remains employed with the Company on each such date. Mr. Albertini's option is scheduled to become vested and exercisable as to the remaining two-thirds of the shares subject thereto in four equal installments on September 30, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 provided that Mr. Albertini remains employed with the Company on each such date and subject to the achievement by the Company of certain performance targets.
/s/ Paul-Rene Albertini 05/11/2005
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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