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music publishing company executive

Dean Kay, Music publishing company executive. Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, Country Music Association (director), American Federation Musicians, American Federation television and Recording Artists, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Music Publications Association, National Music Publications Association (director).

Background

Kay, Dean was born on June 21, 1940 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of James Alvin and Muriel Edna Thompson.

Education

Educated, San Jose State University, 1958-1962.

Career

Professional manager, Welk Music Group, Santa Monica, California, 1971-1973;general manager, Welk Music Group, 1973-1974;vice president, general manager, Welk Music Group, 1974-1979;executive vice president, general manager, Welk Music Group, since 1979. Director Teleklew Prodns., Inc. Member California Copyright Conference.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Featured entertainer: Tennesse Ernie Ford television Show, 1961-1963. Producer radio and television commercials, Erwin Wasey Advertising, Incorporated, 1964-1966. Freelance songwriter and entertainer, 1967-1971.

      Writer: museum composition That's Life.

Membership

Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, Country Music Association (director), American Federation Musicians, American Federation television and Recording Artists, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Music Publications Association, National Music Publications Association (director).

Connections

Son of James Alvin and Muriel Edna Thompson. M. Belgina Michelle Janes, August 19, 1967. 1 daughter, Lisa Renee.

father:
James Alvin

mother:
Muriel Edna Thompson

spouse:
Belgina Michelle Janes