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18 May 2009 1:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Lee Solters, the savvy public relations executive who represented everyone from Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson to Led Zeppelin and "My Fair Lady," died Monday at his home in West Hollywood. He was 89.
Solters' clients in a career that spanned more than 70 years also included Claudette Colbert, Gregory Peck, Cary Grant, Carol Channing, Mae West, talk show host Robert Q. Lewis, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney and Wings, the Eagles, Yul Brynner, Broadway impresario David Merrick, the Muppets, 20th Century Fox owner Marvin Davis and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The Brooklyn-born Solters represented more than 300 musical and straight plays, including Broadway productions of "Guys and Dolls," "Funny Girl," "The King & I," "My Fair Lady," and "Camelot" and works by Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller and Neil Simon.
Solters had been partnered with Jerry Digney at the Solters & Digney agency since 2001. He had a daily requirement for »
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2 items from 2009
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