Rock Manager/Music Mogul Don Arden Passes Away
July 24, 2007 at 2:14 PM (PT)
British music MAG NEW MUSIC EXPRESS reports that last SATURDAY (JULY 21), renowned artist manager and music mogul DON ARDEN passed away at the age of 81. ARDEN, the former manager of BLACK SABBATH and THE SMALL FACES, was the father of SHARON OSBOURNE.
OSBOURNE became estranged from ARDEN when she wrested control of husband OZZY OSBOURNE'S career from him; they reconciled in 2002 after ARDEN developed Alzheimer's Disease. The BBC reports that ARDEN died in a LOS ANGELES nursing home.