|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1916|
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 2006|
Founder of Mercury Records-Irving Green was born in Brooklyn,New York
his parents poor,but his aims high. Going to Chicago he founded and started mercury records,with little in his pocket. working hard to bring
music to everyone and musicians to is label. breaking the race barrier,he hired Quincy Jones,as his music director. Rip as he was know to all worked daily at his company. selling it in 1970. he then went to Iran
and started a housing boom building homes in a once barron area.
Returning to the states,he moved to Plam Springs and built homes there
Irv,was working till just two days before his death.
he will be missed by all,the music industry has lost another giant.
Desert Memorial Park
Created by: Dominick Manella
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14811190