Arnold Gosewich (b. Ottawa, Canada) is a Canadian literary agent and book publishing consultant, whose earlier business career was as a record industry executive.
Arnold Gosewich was born in Ottawa, Canada, attending Lisgar Collegiate Institute and the High School of Commerce in that city. He later studied commerce at Clarkson University, graduating with an honors degree in Business Administration, and where one of his classmates was fellow Ottawa native Harvey Glatt.
Gosewich was first involved with the Canadian music industry. In 1957, he was a partner, Harvey Glatt, in the establishment of The Treble Clef music store, the first stand-alone music store in that city, which later grew to a chain of stores in Ottawa and area. Gosewich later became the President of Capitol Records of Canada (1969-1976) and subsequently Chairman of CBS Records of Canada, (1977-1982). He later became involved in the book publishing industry, becoming the Chief Operating Officer of Macmillan Canada in 1982, prior to becoming a literary agent and book publishing consultant, as of 1989. Gosewich's initial activities as a literary agent were through the acquisition, with fellow Macmillan publisher Linda McKnight, of the Colbert Agency, in 1989. As of 1993, Gosewich established his own literacy agency.
During his career, Gosewich has held a number of governance roles in industry and industry-related associations and organizations. Gosewich was the President of the Canadian Recording Industry Association, now known as Music Canada. He was also a director of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and of the Ontario Film Development Corporation His awards include the Canadian Recording Industry Association Hall of Fame Award
- Uncredited, About Arnold; arnoldgbooks.com. Retrieved 2014-02-28, 2014-03-19.
- Harvey Glatt, In appreciation of Pete Seeger. Ottawa Citizen, February 14, 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
- Uncredited, Two Macmillan of Canada officers acquire Colbert literary agancy. Publishers Weekly, March, 1989, p. 11. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
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