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David Geffen

David Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American record executive, film producer, theatrical producer, and philanthropist. Geffen is noted for creating Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC Records in 1990. Geffen was also one of the three founders of DreamWorks SKG in 1994.

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Everybody's Rockin' - Lawsuit
... In November 1983, following the commercial failure of Everybody's Rockin', Geffen sued Young for $3.3 million, on the grounds that this record and its predecessor were "not commercial", and "musically ... The suit backfired against Geffen, with label owner David Geffen personally apologizing to Young for the suit and for interference with his work ... who were preparing to work with Geffen but upon hearing of the Young lawsuit signed with Warner Bros ...
Steven A. Cohen - Art Collector
... artists—including a Pollock drip painting from David Geffen for $52 million and Damien Hirst's The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, a piece that the artist had ... artist Willem de Kooning for $63.5 million from David Geffen. 2006, Cohen purchased another Willem de Kooning painting, Woman III, from David Geffen for $137.5 million ...
David Geffen - Personal Life - Yachts
... In 2007, Geffen bought a half-share in friend Larry Ellison's luxury yacht Rising Sun, then at 138 meters (453 ft) the sixth largest motor yacht in the world ... a new and more compact 298 feet (91 m) yacht, he sold his half share in Rising Sun to Geffen in 2010 ... Approached on Geffen's behalf by broker Merle Wood, Geffen bought Pelorus in 2011 for $300 million ...
List Of Most Expensive Paintings - List of Highest Prices Paid At Auctions or Private Sales (inflation Adjusted)
5, 1948 Jackson Pollock 1948 02006-11-02November 2, 1 ... David Geffen Private sale via Sotheby's $157.9 $137.5 Woman III Willem de Kooning 1953 02006-11-18November 18, 2 ... David Geffen Steven A ... New York $91.7 $80.0 False Start Jasper Johns 1959 02006-10-12October 12, 10 ... David Geffen Kenneth C ... Aaron $87.5 $86.9 Orange, Red, Yellow Mark Rothko 1961 02012-05-08May 8, 24 ... Estate of David Pincus Christie's, New York $85.2 $80.5 (£40.9) Le Bassin aux Nymphéas Claude Monet 1919 02008-06-24June ...
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA
... Angeles School of Medicine — known as the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA — is an accredited medical school located in Los Angeles, California, USA ... was renamed in 2001 in honor of media mogul David Geffen who donated $200 million in unrestricted funds ...

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