b. 13 January 1929, Hanover, Germany, d. 20 Might 1994, London, Britain. Given birth to of Jewish share in the volatile politics weather of Germany, Platz was exiled, along with his sister, Gina, to Neasden, in Middlesex, in the 30s. Put into posting by his guardian, Platz was disappointed to find it had been in music instead of literature. At age group 14 he became an workplace young man for Southern Music in Denmark Road, London. Graduating from copyright to supervisor of an workplace specialising in Latin-American recordings, he ultimately left to create his own organization, Essex Music. That organization, with Platz in the helm, became probably the leading posting agency from the past due 50s, using the Rolling Rocks its first main coup. These were quickly joined by main talents just like the Moody Blues, Who, Procol Harum, Ralph McTell, David Bowie and Marc Bolan. The modus operandi with each such main songwriter was to create a separate department of the business, overlooked by Essex, in order that performers maintained a monetary and business motivation within their affairs. Furthermore he inaugurated two record brands, Travel and Cube. Platz also continued to help financing and publish tunes from your globe of stage musicals, including Quit The Globe – I WISH TO LOG OFF, The Roar FROM THE Greasepaint – The Smell FROM THE Masses and Lionel Bart’s Oliver. Between 1973 and 1986 he was posting director from the Performing Privileges Culture, but his entrepreneurial actions had been finally curtailed from the onset of engine neurone disease in his middle-60s.