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Marie St. Louis: 1928-1999
Marie St. Louis
Festival executive

Born: 1928
Died: June 10, 1999 in New York City, New York

Festival Executive

Copyright © 1999 

St. Louis, Marie Marie St. Louis died of cancer. She was senior vice president of Festival Productions Inc., which promotes several major jazz events, including the JVC Jazz Festival in New York, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and the Newport Jazz Festival. She was a well known figure on the US jazz scene across four decades, and was among the first women to rise to an influential position in a traditionally male-dominated preserve.
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