Music journalist Phil Hardy dies aged 69

Respected film and music industry journalist Phil Hardy has died aged 69. His passing was unexpected.

Born in Scarborough, Yorkshire in 1945, Hardy studied at the University of Sussex and the University of California, Berkeley, and at Sussex, he founded The Brighton Film Review. 

He wrote for Time Out, Variety and other publications while acting as a consultant on music business issues for bodies such as the World Bank and the Greater London Enterprise Board.  In 1986, he travelled to ...



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