PASO ROBLES (CelebrityAccess) — Veteran talent agent Robert “Bobby” Engel, founder and CEO of Variety Artists, died over the weekend.
A cause of death was not disclosed but his death was confirmed to CelebrityAccess by a representative at Variety Artists.
Engel, who was a booking agent for more than 4 decades, launched Variety Arists in Minnesota but relocated the company to Southern California in 1980.
The agency’s roster includes 311, 2 Skinnee Js, Incubus, Jeff Golub, Robin Trower, and Redbone, among others.
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