Wally Brady, prominent agent, manager and music publisher, died July 7 of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 82.
After starting out as a saxophone player, Brady became an agent and manager during the Big Band Era, handling top names such as Jimmy Dorsey. Some of the songs Brady published include Dean Martin’s “Memories Are Made of This” and Frank and Nancy Sinatra’s “Something Stupid.”
Brady is survived by his wife of 30 years, Elodia, two daughters, a granddaughter, one brother and two nieces.