Don Henley To Be Honored As 2007 MusiCares Person Of The Year
October 23, 2006 at 3:31 PM (PT)
Recording artist DON HENLEY will be honored at the 2007 MUSICARES Person of the Year dinner and concert at the LOS ANGELES Convention Center on FEBRUARY 9, 2007 -- two days prior to the 49th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS. HENLEY, a founding member of THE EAGLES and a successful solo artist, will be feted for his exceptional professional achievements as well as his commitment to a range of philanthropic causes, from environmental issues to artists' rights concerns.
RECORDING ACADEMY and MUSICARES FOUNDATION Pres. NEIL PORTNOW said, "DON is one of the most relevant and respected musical voices of our time, and it is a fitting testament to his extraordinary talents and charitable work that he will be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year."
MUSICARES FOUNDATION Chairman LES BIDER added, "[DON's] music legacy spans decades, and we felt it was a perfect moment to honor his career-long achievements."
For information on purchasing tables and tickets to the event, contact MUSICARES' DANA TOMARKEN at (310) 392-3777.