Alan Meltzer

  1. Billboard Wins Two Folio Awards

    December 06, 2013 2:54 AM EST Billboard has won two 2013 Folio Eddie & Ozzie Awards in categories honoring best article and best cover. The awards ceremony, held Thursday (Dec. 3) at New York City’s Grand Hyatt, honored excellence in magazine editorial and design. “I' ...

  2. Alan Meltzer, Late Wind-Up Records Founder, Left $1.5 Million to Chauffeur, Doorman

    January 31, 2012 10:50 AM EST Alan Meltzer, who founded Wind-Up Records with his ex-wife and died suddenly of undisclosed causes in October at the age of 67, left behind a considerable fortune in his will. But few probably expected him to leave a large percentage of that fortu ...

  3. Alan Meltzer -- Late Wind-Up Records Founder, Three-Time Industry Success Story -- Remembered by Friends & Family

    November 02, 2011 6:15 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, who passed away Oct. 31, was a triple platinum music executive. He hit it big the first time out building a small CD wholesale business into a super one-stop, which he sold and ultimately realized about $30 million from; he invested ...

  4. Backbeat: Evanescence Rocks New York, Has Spinal Tap Moment Backstage

    November 02, 2011 1:53 PM EDT Evanescence's Amy Lee gives former Wind-Up Records exec Diana Meltzer a hug while surrounded by (from left) Evanescence bassist Tim McCord, drummer Will Hunt, and guitarists Troy McLawhorn and Terry Balsamo. Meltzer's ex-husband, label c ...

  5. Alan Meltzer, Founder of Wind-Up Records, Dies at 67

    October 31, 2011 9:31 PM EDT Alan Meltzer, the founder and former chairman of Wind-up Entertainment, passed away over the weekend, it was announced on Monday (Oct. 31). He was 67. Meltzer along with his wife Diana formed New York-based Wind-Up Records in 1997 after purchasing ...