Robert L. Hausfater, the founder of Roberts Record Distribution/Musical Isle, died May 28 of natural causes in St. Louis. He was 91.
A pioneer in the phonograph record distribution business, Hausfater distributed such labels as Disney, Arista, Atlantic/ATCO and MGM.
He is survived by three children and two grandchildren.
Family suggests contributions in Hausfater’s name to Congregation Shaarc Emeth, St. Louis, MO 63141; or Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356.