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Jac Holzman Pays Tribute to Ray Manzarek of The Doors

on May 23, 2013 - 10:15am

The man who signed The Doors to Elektra Records in 1966, Jac Holzman, has paid tribute to the band's keyboard player Ray Manzarek, who died today aged 74.

Holzman, 81, submitted the below statement to Music Week this evening.

Ray Manzarek died in Germany at 12:31pm UK time last night, surrounded by his family, following a battle with cancer.

Manzarek was a founding member of The Doors, who were born in 1965 after singer Jim Morrison met film studies student Manzarek on Venice Beach in Los Angeles.

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Elektra Founder Jac Holzman to receive Visionary Award

on March 6, 2014 - 4:15pm

Congratulations to Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman who will be receiving NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program's Visionary Award! You can check out more information about Jac and the award here.