American music manager Herbert O Fox was born on 22 May 1918.
One of the USA's most influential and powerful music managers in the twentieth century, Fox worked for Columbia Artists Management for fifty-four years, ending up as senior vice president, where he was able to promote the careers of many classical, jazz and Broadway musicians and dancers, including Mario Lanza, Rosalyn Tureck, The Romeros, George London and the blues legend Leadbelly. Herbert Fox was also chairman of Columbia Artists Festivals, and founder of the Broadway Theatre Alliance.
After retiring from Columbia in 1993, Herb Fox served on the boards of Opera Pacific, Orange County High School of the Performing Arts and the William Hall Chorale.
Herbert Fox died at his home in Irvine, California on 29 June 2000, aged eighty-two.