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List of famous impresarios, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top impresarios in the world? This includes the most prominent impresarios, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable impresarios is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic impresarios were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned impresarios.

Examples include Brian Epstein and Laurent Ruquier.

From reputable, prominent, and well known impresarios to the lesser known impresarios of today, these are some of the best professionals in the impresario field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous impresarios ever?" and "What are the names of famous impresarios?" then you're in the right place. (105 items)
Quincy Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian. His career spans six decades in the entertainment industry and a record 79 ...more

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Age: 84

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Television producer, Musician, + more

Credits: The Color Purple, The Pawnbroker, In the Heat of the Night, Michael Jackson: Thriller

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Lawrence Welk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Lawrence Welk was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show from 1951 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large number of radio, television, and live-performance fans as "champagne music". In 1996, Welk was ranked #43 on TV ...more

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Age: Died at 89 (1903-1992)

Birthplace: Strasburg, USA, North Dakota

Profession: Impresario, Musician, Bandleader

Credits: The Lawrence Welk Show

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Henry Cowell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Henry Cowell was an American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario. His contribution to the world of music was summed up by Virgil Thomson, writing in the early 1950s: Henry Cowell's music covers a wider range in both expression and technique than that of any other ...more

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Age: Died at 68 (1897-1965)

Birthplace: Menlo Park, California, United States of America

Profession: Impresario, Pianist, Music Theorist, Author, Composer, + more

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Brian Epstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Brian Samuel Epstein was an English music entrepreneur, best known for managing the Beatles. Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961, during a lunchtime Cavern Club performance. He was instantly impressed, and saw great potential in the group. After being rejected by nearly all major ...more

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Age: Died at 33 (1934-1967)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Profession: Impresario, Businessperson, Talent manager, Actor

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