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Morris Isaac Diamond

Morris Isaac Diamond, recording industry executive. Recipient Gold Record, IRAA, 1967. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (board governors 1982-1990, trustee 1990), National Museum Public Association, California Copyright Conference, National Association Songwriters.

Background

  • Diamond, Morris Isaac was born on August 15, 1921 in New York City. Son of Phillip and Dora (Penner) Diamond.

  • Education

    • Diploma, T. Roosevelt High School, 1941.

    Career

    • Assistant manager Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, New York City, 1940-1942. Song plugger Dorsey Brothers Music, 1945-1947. National promotions director Mercury Records, Chicago, 1962-1966.

      General manager Par Par Productions, Beverly Hills, California, since 1980. Music supervisor women's wrestling television show G.L.O.W., Beverly Hills, since 1980, also various films, since 1980. United States representative Teldec Records, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1987-1988, Ahmet San Productions, Istanbul, Turkey, since 1988, D-Card International Ltd.

      Productions, Athens, Greece, since 1990. President Entertainment Today, Inc. International representative Par Entertainment, Los Angeles, since 1989.

    Works

    • Appeared in films The Angry Breed, 1967, Dogs Bark Blue, 1990, television program Kojak episodes, 1973-1976. Producer film Commando Girls, 1988.

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (board governors 1982-1990, trustee 1990), National Museum Public Association, California Copyright Conference, National Association Songwriters.

    Connections

    • Married Nettie Chadwick, May 10, 1944 (divorced 1964). Married Elena Neumann, July 18, 1965. Children: JoAnne Diamond Masterson, Allyn Marie Diamond Geinosky.
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    Born August 15, 1921
    • 1941
      T. Roosevelt High School
    • 1940 - 1942
      Assistant, manager Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
    • 1945 - 1947
      song plugger Dorsey Brothers Music
    • 1962 - 1966
      national promotions director, Mercury Records
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980
      general manager, Par Par Productions
      Beverly Hills, California, United States

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