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Morris Isaac Diamond Edit Profile

recording industry executive

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, New York City, 1945-1947;national promotions director, Mercury Records, Chicago, 1962-1966;general manager, Par Par Prodns., 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 Prodns., Istanbul, Turkey, since 1988, D-Card International Ltd.

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

father:
Phillip Diamond

mother:
Dora (Penner) Diamond

spouses:
Nettie Chadwick

Elena Neumann

children:
JoAnne Diamond Masterson Diamond

Allyn Marie Diamond Geinosky Diamond