Bryan Morrison

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Bryan Morrison (14 August 1942 – 27 September 2008) was an English businessman, music publisher and polo player.


He served as representative for musicians such as Pink Floyd. His company, the Bryan Morrison Agency, became one of the leading London booking agents for R&B and progressive rock, as well as organising tours for US acts. Eventually Bryan had the exclusive booking rights for clubs like Blaises, the Cromwellian and the Revolution, in Bruton Street, Mayfair. Among other notable bands he represented were Fairport Convention, Incredible String Band, Tyrannosaurus Rex, The Pretty Things, the Deviants and the Pink Fairies. Helping John Schatt to expand his early Music Management Company, eventually to become The Filmpow Group.

In 1968 he formed Lupus Music, a publishing company representing Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett, The Pretty Things and The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, T. Rex and Free.

In 1977, Bryan went on to form further music publishing companies, And Son Music, publishing The Jam and John Otway and Bryan Morrison Music, publishing Secret Affair and Haircut 100.

In 1981, Bryan went into partnership with Dick Leahy as Morrison/Leahy Music and published Wham and George Michael as a solo artist.

He developed a passion for polo after he learnt to play at Ham Polo Club in London. For a short while he was the clubs president. Later Bryan founded his own polo club The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club.[1] He died in September 2008 following a polo accident that left him in a coma.[2] His son Jamie represented England in polo and later became chairman of the club.[3]


  1. ^ "The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club - Est. 1985". Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  2. ^ Dave Laing. "Obituary: Bryan Morrison | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-06-30. 
  3. ^ "'Audi was great for polo but it's time to get over it, and get on,' says Jamie Morrison". Retrieved 2016-06-13. 

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