Nina Avramides Dies: Jimmy Buffett’s Longtime Manager Who Also Worked With Eagles, Jimmy Page & Others Was 82

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Nina Avramides, who managed Jimmy Buffett, Jimmy Buffett, Chicago and Whitesnake during a 40-year-plus career and also worked with Eagles and Steely Dan, has died. She was 82. Solters told Deadline that she died February 17 of dementia complications at her home in Marina del Rey, CA.

Avramides was born February 4, 1942, in Harrogate, England, and grew up in Cyprus, Greece. She moved to the U.S. with her family in 1964. She and Howard Kaufman managed Chicago in the 1970s and joined Irving Azoff’s Front Line Management — then known as HK Management — during that decade.

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During the next 40-plus years, Avramides handled the day-to-day management of Buffett, Page, Dan Fogelberg, Whitesnake, The Cult and many others. She also was involved in the careers of the Eagles, Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs and more.

She is survived by her husband, Pierre Berducat, and sisters Kate Avramides and Susie Avramides. A memorial service is planned for the spring.

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