Attorney And Manager Kurz Dies

Jules Kurz, 82, music business attorney and artist manager, died in Naples, Fla., June 30.

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Kurz, whose career spanned various publishing entities such as Hill & Range, Pickwick and Intersong, negotiated deals for Bruce Springsteen, Ozzy Osbourne and Golden Earring, among others, according to his obituary.

He signed Grace Jones as a management client after her debut performance at Studio 54. He also worked with many independent record labels, securing major label distribution deals.