Obit: Madison Avenue Fixture/Chronicler Larry Dobrow

  • December 3, 2010
Larry Dobrow. a long-time fixture on and chronicler of Madison Avenue, died Tuesday of complications related to cancer surgery. Dobrow, who most recently was Chairman-CEO of TSI Animation, an animation studio based in New York and Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as a consultant to multinational advertising agencies. He was also a top executive at Bozell Worldwide, the creative editor of Adweek magazine, founding editor of Ads magazine, and author of the book "When Advertising Tried Harder: The 60s - The Golden Age of American Advertising." Dobrow, who was in his 80s, was not related to columnist Larry Dobrow, who has written for MediaPost and other trade publications.
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