Findlay, Bruce

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Findlay, Bruce Gender: M
born on 5 February 1944 at 06:40 (= 06:40 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°18' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°32 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 26°32'


Scottish Music Entrepreneur and rock manager. He organised the first Edinburgh Pop Festival in 1973, which featured among others The Incredible String Band, Can, Planxty, The Chieftains, John Martyn, Kevin Ayers, George Melly and Procol Harum. In 1977 he founded Zoom Records, which signed many Scottish punk and new wave bands, some of them, later well known and successful, like Simple Minds, whom Findlay managed from 1978 to 1990. After the first four single releases it secured a licensing deal with Arista Records. Findlay closed the label in 1980, to dedicate time to managing Simple Minds. He continued to manage other bands and is a regular contributor to Scottish radio channels.

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  • Work : Start Business 11 July 1977 (Founded Zoom Records)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record


  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Rock band manager)