Tom Watkins, pop manager behind Pet Shop Boys, Bros and East 17, dies aged 70
The celebrated music mogul and designer had suffered from a series of health issues including diabetes and a liver transplant
Tom Watkins, the music manager who launched the careers of some of the UK’s biggest pop acts, has died aged 70.
Friends confirmed that he died on 24 February, and his funeral took place on 10 March. The cause of death was not announced, but he had suffered a series of health issues in recent years, including strokes, a liver transplant and diabetes.