Tony Wilson, 1950-2007

Thursday, 09 August 2007 17:00 Staff News & Events - In Memoriam
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Tony Wilson, founder of Factory Records, lost his battle with kidney cancer Friday, August 10th, 2007. Wilson began his career as a news reporter in Manchester and eventually hosted a music and culture program called So It Goes. He is most famous for launching Factory Records the Haçienda nightlub in Manchester. He was 57.

 

For more information see the BBC news article.