Music producer, promoter, and lyricist who is famous for having founded the widely popular progressive rock ensemble Trans-Siberian Orchestra. In 2015, his eighth and final album Letters from the Labyrinth was released and reached #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart. He passed away in June 2017.
He earned his first music industry breakthrough as an assistant at prominent management firm Leber-Krebs Inc. He would become a top promoter for Sting throughout every one of their tours done in the 1980s.
He produced Savatage.
He was born as the second of ten children.
He worked closely with guitarist Al Pitrelli during his time with both Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage.