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2 Interviews |
12 Articles |
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Sir Richard Branson
6' (1.83 m)
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[on his friend, the innovative rock star Peter Gabriel
] In the early days, we'd go skiing together and Peter would have an idea every 30 seconds. We'd be sitting on the lift with me scribbling madly in my notebook, trying to get everything down. He's worse than me.
Started Virgin Atlantic Airways after a flight he was scheduled for was cancelled. Upon hearing of the cancellation, he quickly had a charter jet liner secured, and invited the passengers of the cancelled flight to fly for free. He jokingly posted a hand-lettered sign above the entryway, reading, "Virgin Atlantic Airways - Flight 1." Several of the passengers of that flight became investors of ...