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Steve O'Rourke


Steve O'Rourke was the manager of Pink Floyd from 1968 when he was working for the Bryan Morrison Agency. Pink Floyd were managed by the Bryan Morrison Agency after splitting up with Pete Jenner and Andrew King. Later Steve O'Rourke became the manager of Pink Floyd Ltd. 1987 via the London based company Emka Productions Limited. He was also managing David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright.

Steve O'Rourke was a member of the Pink Floyd soccer team in the seventies and also had other hobbies in commom with some of the Pink Floyd members. He participated in the car race La Carrera Panamericana together with David Gilmour and Nick Mason. He produced the resulting movie and he has been executive producer on Pink Floyd the Wall, Delicate Sound Of Thunder, Cement Garden and Pulse.

Steve O'Rourke sadly died from a stroke in October 2003, 63 years old. According to the site Roger Waters Online, Pink Floyd (David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright) performed two songs at Steve O'Rourke's funeral in Chichester Cathedral. The songs were Fat Old Sun and The Great Gig in the Sky.