named Steve Ross, who rightfully wanted to know why the studio had let the rights elapse to begin with.
Sam Zell: As the new proprietor of the Los Angeles Times, Zell, a Chicago conglomerator
, recently dispatched a series of messages to his staff that are at once scattered and scatological.
Trumpet player, bandleader, vocal arranger, film composer, pop music impresario, movie and TV producer, multimedia conglomerator
-- he's done more than most musicians of any color.
The first generation of conglomerators
, too, were showmen as much as they were entrepreneurs.
It was indicated in the study that early conglomerators
earned significantly positive returns simply because they were first.