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.
In a move to expand its growing international comedy franchise, Just For Laughs has named former IMAX veep Andre Picard to head its European headquarters in Paris.
ITC Entertainment Group chairman Alan R. Buggy has ended his relationship with the company "to pursue other interests," according to a terse statement released yesterday.
RCS Video of Milan has appointed Ann Harris head of international TV co-productions for RCS TV Prods. The company is based at Majestic Films & Television Intl. in London.
Anna Wimschneider, a grandmother whose memoirs about farm life during World War II became a best-selling book and hit movie, died Jan. 1 after a stroke.
Vivienne Segal, best known as Vera Simpson in the Broadway production of "Pal Joey," died Dec. 29 of natural causes at Westside Hospital. She was 95.