Bill Graham

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Birthday
8, 1931
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Oct 25, 1991 (60)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1931
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Oct 25, 1991 (60)

About

Impresario and rock concert promoter who came to prominence in the 1960s. He helped the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane gain traction.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

Trivia

He was coming back from a Huey Lewis and the News concert when the helicopter he was in crashed.

Family Life

He escaped the Holocaust by fleeing Germany in 1941 and later France. He had a son, David, with his wife Bonnie Lipshitz MacLean.

Associated With

He promoted and managed many tours for Jim Morrison and The Doors.