NME.com reports that Gary Kurfirst, the longtime manager of artists such as the RAMONES, TALKING HEADS, BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE, EURYTHMICS, JANE'S ADDICTION, B52S and LIVE, passed away yesterday (January 13). He was 60.Kurfirst was heavily involved in the New York music scene, opening the infamous Village Theater in 1967, which later became known as the Fillmore East. He was responsible for the New York debuts of legends such as JIMI HENDRIX, THE DOORS, THE WHO, JANIS JOPLIN, JEFF BECK, THE YARDBIRDS, and more. Read more from NME.com.
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