Australian music mogul Michael Gudinski dead at 68
Australian music industry legend Michael Gudinski has died aged 68.
According to a statement from the Mushroom Group, Gudinski “died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Melbourne”.
Gudinski is survived by his wife, Sue, and their children Matt and Kate and two grandchildren.
“The family respectfully ask for privacy in this incredibly difficult time and thank everyone for their support,” the statement said.
Gudinski founded the Mushroom Group in 1972 at just 20 years old, which went on to become Australia’s largest independent entertainment group covering touring, record labels, publishing, merchandising, booking agencies, film and television production and creative services.
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