Irving Green

 

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: co-founder of Mercury Records in 1945 who had helped to break the color barrier in popular music by promoting such artists as Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, and the Platters.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 6, 1916

 

Died: July 1, 2006

 

Location: Palm Springs, California