Fighting the War Against HIV/AIDS with Music

Lifebeat’s History

In 1992, the music industry had not yet addressed the AIDS crisis with a unified voice, although many of its members had succumbed to the disease.  Bob Caviano, a respected music manager, wrote a moving editorial in Billboard magazine disclosing his illness and challenging the industry to take action.  A number of high-level executives heeded his call and formed Lifebeat.

Lifebeat Timeline