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LA Weekly Co-Founder Peter Kameron Dies

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Peter Kameron, long a figure in the entertainment industry, died on June 29th at his Beverly Hills home after a long battle with cancer, LA Weekly has reported. He was 87.

During his long career, Kameron served as a manager for a long list of musical artists in the 1950s and 60s, including the influential folk quarter The Weavers, Modern Jazz Quartet and one of the managers for The Who.

Kameron also helped to found Tracks Records which served as a home for Jimi Hendrix. Later in his career, Kameron went on to produce indie movies and eventually became a principle investor in the LA Weekly.

Kameron's philanthropic efforts included the funding of a endowed Chair of Law at UCLA Law School, and the Gait Analysis Laboratory at the UCLA Medical Center. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers