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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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Ned Sherrin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining the BBC. He appeared in a variety of radio and television satirical shows and theatre shows, some of which he also directed. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1931-2007)

Birthplace: Low Ham, United Kingdom

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Raconteur, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Orlando, Up the Front, The National Health, That Was the Week That Was That Was The Week That Was, + more

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Malcolm McLaren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren was a British musician, impresario, visual artist, performer, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way. Raised unconventionally by his grandmother after his father Peter McLaren left the family home, ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1946-2010)

Birthplace: England, London

Profession: Impresario, Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur Musician, + more

Credits: The Filth and the Fury, Fast Food Nation, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Who Killed Bambi? Chaos!: Ex Pistols' Secret History: The Dave Goodman Story, + more

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Bill Graham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Bill Graham was an American impresario and rock concert promoter from the 1960s until his death in 1991 in a helicopter crash. He fled from Germany and, in 1941, from France to escape the Holocaust. At age ten he settled in a foster home in the Bronx, New York. Graham graduated from DeWitt Clinton ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1931-1991)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Profession: Impresario, Businessperson, Soldier, Promoter Actor

Credits: Apocalypse Now, The Doors, Woodstock, Apocalypse Now Redux Bugsy, + more

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Impresarios
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Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Impresario, Film Score Composer, Theatre Director, Businessperson Songwriter, + more

Credits: The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Odessa File The Phantom of the Opera at The Royal Albert Hall, + more

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