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*
BRONFMAN EDGAR JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
75 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, 30TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/10/2005
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Warner Music Group Corp. [ WMG ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
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 3,283,944.4282 D
Common Stock 14,195,929.7501(1) I See Footnote(2)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents shares of Issuer held directly by Music Capital Partners, L.P. ("Music Capital").
2. The Reporting Person is the managing member of Lexa-Music Capital, LLC, the managing member of Music Partners GP, LLC, which is the sole shareholder of Music Partners Capital Limited, which, in turn, is the general partner of Music Capital. The Reporting Person may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of the Issuer owned directly by Music Capital. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
/s/ Edgar Bronfman, Jr. 05/11/2005
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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