Ronnie Welsh, actor and cabaret performer, died Tuesday in New York of brain cancer. He was 52. Welsh made his radio debut at age 12 on "The Guiding Light" and appeared on the TV show "You Are There"…
EMI Music announced a major reorganization of its North American operations yesterday, naming Charles Koppelman chairman/CEO of a revamped EMI Records Group North America effective April 1.
Bob Burkett has ankled as corporate affairs VP for Interscope to join the Geffen Co. as prez of the Geffen Foundation and exec veepee of public affairs of the parent company.
Rudolf Nureyev, the charismatic Soviet dancer whose daring dash to freedom opened a brilliant career that brought ballet to audiences around the world, died yesterday. He had been suffering from AIDS.
The jazz world is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen--trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, who died yesterday at age 75.
Gertrude Reisenbach Rose, mother of Warner Bros. exec VP of marketing and planning Sandy Reisenbach, died Dec. 26.
James and Tanja Dixon, a girl, Grace Ann, Dec. 7, Manhasset, N.Y. Father's VP for the William Morris Agency in Manhattan. Mother is non-pro.
Another Paramount vet is headed for Twentieth TV, with Dana Freedman ankling her post of marketing veep for Arsenio Hall Communications to become VP of publicity for the Fox wing.
Stanley E. Hubbard, a broadcast pioneer whose Hubbard Broadcasting owns television and radio stations in Minnesota, New Mexico and Florida, died Dec. 27 at 95.
Ron Bension has been named chairman and chief executive officer of MCA Recreation Services Group, a step up from his former title of president and chief operating officer.