Former EMI exec dies

Lanza, one of the record industry's most colourful characters, spent more than two decades at EMI, working under a succession of chairmen and managing directors, including Sir Joseph Lockwood, L G Wood, Ken East, Leslie Hill, Cliff Busby and Gerry Oord.

Lanza started his career as a classical violinist, working in the orchestra for several West End shows back in the Fifties. After a stint working for HMV's then-flagship store in London's Oxford Street, he moved to EMI Records where ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...