You are here

Founder of Tower Records dies

Aged 92, he died of an apparent heart attack while watching the Oscars at home

The late Russ Solomon opened the first Tower Records store in Sacramento in 1960

New York

RUSS Solomon, the founder of Tower Records who brought a cool factor to music retail until it was devastated by the Internet revolution, has died, his son said. He was 92.

Mr Solomon's son Michael told the Sacramento Bee newspaper that his father died of an apparent heart...