Barbara Orbison Dies At 60
December 7, 2011 at 7:11 AM (PT)
BARBARA ORBISON, the widow of rock legend ROY ORBISON and a music publishing and producing entrepreneur, died TUESDAY (12/6) after a battle with pancreatic cancer in LOS ANGELES at 60.
Married in 1969, BARBARA ORBISON (nee BARBARA ANNE MARIE WELLHOENER JAKOBS) managed her husband's career until his 1988 death, and managed his estate ever since. She owned STILL WORKING MUSIC, a prominent NASHVILLE-based music publishing company.