Marion S. Maazel, a youth orchestra manager who was the mother of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's music director, Lorin Maazel, died Dec. 12 of cardiac arrest. She was 98.
The William Morris Agency has hired Cynthia Parsons to head its East Coast public relations office, overseeing all media relations, advertising and promotion for the firm's New York office.
Talent and literary agency Harry Gold and Associates has joined forces with agent Darryl Marshak to form Gold/Marshak Associates.
Character actress Ruth Corbett Thom died Dec. 7 at Valley Presbyterian Hospital after a long illness. She was 78.
Allen Wallace, dance producer and former publicist for the Lewitzky Dance Company and the Dance Gallery in Los Angeles, died Dec. 12 of complications due to AIDS. He was 39.
Director and choreographer Buddy Schwab died Dec. 1 of lung cancer at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was 62.
Donald B. Levy is leaving his post as executive director of production publicity for Paramount Pictures to return to unit publicity and, he hopes, eventually realize his ambitions to be a producer.
Brian Alan Lasser, 40, a composer and lyricist for off-Broadway musicals, died Nov. 20 in New York of complications related to AIDS. His musical theater scores included "The Matinee Kids,""Bundle of…
ZDF Enterprises, a newly founded division of the German pubcaster, has named top exex and voted in its board of directors.
Warner Bros. veteran Robert Heffner has retired from his position as southern district manager after 40 years of service.