LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime L.A. music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died.
The William Morris Agency says its global head of music, Peter Grosslight, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. He was 68.READ MORE: LA Council Approves Ordinance To Make Plastic Utensils Available By Request Only At Restaurants
Grosslight worked at William Morris since 1992, when the agency acquired the company he had founded 20 years earlier. He specialized in international bookings of contemporary artists and worked with Joan Baez, Carly Simon, Luis Miguel and Brian Setzer, among others.READ MORE: Torrance Woman Arrested In Mistaken ID Revenge Murder Of NorCal Rapper
William Morris chiefs Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell said Grosslight expanded the agency’s international operations, and they called him a “valuable mentor.”
The Los Angeles native is survived by his wife, Carolyn, and their two children.MORE NEWS: Mother-Daughter Team Win Decade-Long Battle To Bring Sidewalks To San Bernardino County Community Of Muscoy
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