Alfred Lion

American record executive born in Germany (1908–1987) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Alfred Lion (born Alfred Löw;[1] April 21, 1908 – February 2, 1987), was a German-born American record executive who co-founded the jazz record label Blue Note in 1939. Lion retired in 1967, having sold the company, after producing recordings by leading musicians throughout the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.