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Vertically-integrated pop music publishing house. Best known for its stable of songwriters, overseen by Don Kirshner.

Location:
New York City

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Anka
Singer/Songwriter
30-Jul-1941   Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Burt Bacharach
Pianist
12-May-1929   Incomparable composer of lounge music
Jim Croce
Singer/Songwriter
10-Jan-1943 20-Sep-1973 Time in a Bottle
Bobby Darin
Singer
14-May-1936 20-Dec-1973 Mack the Knife
John Denver
Country Musician
31-Dec-1943 12-Oct-1997 Rocky Mountain High
Neil Diamond
Singer/Songwriter
24-Jan-1941   Sweet Caroline
Billy Joel
Pianist
9-May-1949   Didn't start the fire
Carole King
Singer/Songwriter
9-Feb-1942   Tapestry
Don Kirshner
Business
17-Apr-1934 17-Jan-2011 Mastermind behind The Monkees
Kris Kristofferson
Actor
22-Jun-1936   Me and Bobby McGee
Jerry Leiber
Songwriter
25-Apr-1933 22-Aug-2011 Hitmaker for Elvis
Barry Mann
Songwriter
9-Feb-1939   Put the bomp in the bomp sha-bomp
Joni Mitchell
Singer/Songwriter
7-Nov-1943   Big Yellow Taxi
Neil Sedaka
Singer/Songwriter
13-Mar-1939   Laughter In The Rain
Carly Simon
Singer/Songwriter
25-Jun-1945   You're So Vain
Paul Simon
Singer/Songwriter
13-Oct-1941   Simon and Garfunkel
Mike Stoller
Songwriter
13-Mar-1933   Hitmaker for Elvis
James Taylor
Singer/Songwriter
12-Mar-1948   Seen fire, rain
Cynthia Weil
Songwriter
18-Oct-1937   Half of songwriting duo Mann and Weil


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