Elliot Roberts was an American music executive and file executive, He was fine regarded for helping to jump-start the careers of singer-songwriters, such as those of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. He has died at the age of 76 on 21 June 2019.
Elliot Roberts Biography
Elliot was a funny, remarkable buddy and the devoted manager said English musician Graham Nash, who worked with Roberts when he managed Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
His life touched many people, and he brought forth the satisfactory in people. He used to be the glue that saved CSNY together in our early years and I will without a doubt miss him with sadness in my heart.”
A maverick who not often pulled punches, Roberts spoke to The Times remaining week about a blockbuster document on long-suppressed devastation to as many as 500,000 master recordings destroyed by fire in 2008 that gutted a storage vault at Universal Studios Hollywood.
After graduating from high school and shedding out of two colleges, Roberts tried a profession in acting earlier than going to work for the William Morris Agency where he met David Geffen, an agent at the firm.
Roberts later fashioned Lookout Management with Geffen and helped to create Geffen’s Asylum Records in 1970, which merged with Elektra Records in 1972 to shape Elektra/Asylum Records.
Roberts is well recognized for his associations with Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Bob Dylan, the Eagles, Tom Petty, Talking Heads, Devo, Tracy Chapman, Spiritualized, Mazzy Star, Devendra Banhart, The Alarm, and other musicians.
He has died on 21 June 2019 at the age of 76