Harvey Lisberg was born in Salford in 1940. After training as an accountant he switched to pop management in 1963. Two years later, he became co-owner of Kennedy Street Enterprises, one of the UK’s most influential talent agencies.
He is best known for managing Herman’s Hermits, Tony Christie and 10cc, and snooker stars Alex Higgins and Jimmy White.
He has been married to Carole since 1969 and they now split their time between homes in Palm Springs and Manchester. They have two sons, Philip and Paul.