Promoter, manager and notable charity fundraiser from the UK. Educated at Shrewsbury School. Worked in the USA briefly before returning to the UK and working as a music agent. Created Reflection (3)
as a management organisation and record label before promoting tours by artists such as Mike Oldfield
, Joan Armatrading
and Barry Manilow
. In 1990, he staged Knebworth '90, a charity event raising funds for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, for whom he worked extensively. Later helped create the Brit School, which launched the careers of Adele (3)
, Amy Winehouse
and Katie Melua
Born Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK, 12 July 1946; died London, 16 February 2012.