Robert L. Hausfater, the founder of Roberts Record Distribution/Musical Isle, died May 28 of natural causes in St. Louis. He was 91.
Paula (Pepi) Luft, widow of Herbert Luft, a former producer who was also a two-time president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., died June 28 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a brief…
German media heavyweight Bertelsmann AG announced Friday that Thomas Middelhoff, in charge of corporate development and multimedia, will replace Mark Woessner as chairman beginning next year.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences offers a six-week seminar on the art of animation. Sesh opens July 16 and runs Wednesday nights through Aug. 20 at the Academy Little Theater, 8949 Wilshire…
Adriaan van Limpt, once ranked by Daily Variety as the world's fourth-best tenor, has died. He was 61.
Dorothy Buffum Chandler, Los Angeles philanthropist who lent her name to the large concert hall that serves as one of the anchors of the downtown Music Center, died Sunday. She was 96.
Twentieth Television has named Joey Carson to the newly created post of executive in charge of production.
Betsy Frank, for many years a top Madison Avenue network TV analyst whose predictions are given wide play in the press, has accepted an offer from MTV Networks to fill the newly created post of VP of…
Paula Cwikly has been named director of daytime programs at NBC Entertainment, reporting to Susan Lee, senior VP of daytime programs.
In a move that signals an important evolution for DreamWorks Records, the label has scored a coup by inking respected industry vet Bruce Tenenbaum as its first non-A&R exec hire. Though sources said…