Edgar Bronfman

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Seagram Heir, Jewish Congress Prez Bronfman Dead at 84

Won Medal of Freedom for work with World Jewish Congress

(Newser) - Edgar M. Bronfman Sr., the billionaire businessman and longtime president of the World Jewish Congress, which lobbied the Soviets to allow Jews to emigrate and helped spearhead the search for hidden Nazi loot, died yesterday. He was 84. The Canadian-born Bronfman made his fortune with his family's Seagram's... More »

Warner Boss Mea Culpa: P2P Problems Industry's Fault

Bronfman vows to get with interactive times

(Newser) - Warner Music’s boss has admitted he missed the Internet zeitgeist, even claiming some responsibility for the rise of online file sharing. “By standing still or moving at a glacial pace,” said Edgar Bronfman, “we inadvertently went to war with consumers.” The change of heart amounts... More »

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