Lou Pearlman

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Lou Pearlman
Lou-pearlman-mugshot.jpg
2007 arrest mugshot
Born
Louis Jay Pearlman

(1954-06-19)June 19, 1954
DiedAugust 19, 2016(2016-08-19) (aged 62)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Resting placeNew Montefiore Cemetery
Other names
  • Big Poppa[1]
  • Incognito Johnson[2]
Criminal charge(s)
Criminal penalty25 years in prison
Criminal statusDeceased
Musical career
GenresDance-pop
Occupation(s)Record producer, manager
Years active1993–2006

Louis Jay Pearlman (June 19, 1954 - August 19, 2016) was an American record producer and fraudster. He was born in Flushing, Queens, New York City. He used to live in Orlando, Florida.

In 2008, Pearlman was convicted and sentenced to up to 25 years in prison.[3][4] He died of a stroke in prison in Texarkana, Texas.

References[change | change source]

  1. Roche, Timothy; Handy, Bruce (February 1, 1999). "Big Poppa's Bubble Gum Machine". Time Magazine. Archived from the original on April 5, 2009. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  2. Handy, Bruce (June 18, 2007). "Lou Pearlman appears at hearing in Guam". USA Today. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Boy band founder to plead guilty in $300M suit". Associated Press. March 4, 2008. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  4. Liston, Barbara (May 21, 2008). "Boy band mogul Pearlman sentenced to 25 years". Reuters. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
    - Huntley, Helen. "Special report: Unraveling a transcontinental fraud". tampabay.com. Archived from the original on June 8, 2009. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
    - "More coverage of the Lou Pearlman saga". Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on December 23, 2008. Retrieved April 9, 2009.

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