“Seattle’s unsung hero,” Susie Tennant, dies

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She is remembered for her ability to marketing in DGC Records and alternative groups of Sub Pop, BMG and others.

Susie Tennantwith a long history in the Seattle music scene, recognized as a legendary figure in the field of promotions and marketing, as well as being an early supporter of Nirvana and Sonic Youthat age 61 died of dementia.

This news was broadcast last Friday on the Facebook Friends of Susie Tennant, with a publication that claims she was “calm and at peace, surrounded by family and love.”

Throughout his life, susie She had experienced different illnesses: she faced ovarian cancer which, although it went into remission in recent years, left consequences in the form of “chemo brain” due to the treatment; Later, he had to deal with frontotemporal degeneration, a form of dementia.

Tennant is recognized for championing the Seattle scene. She was a promoter of Nirvanaa band that was gaining popularity at the time and gained opportunities and even organized the album release party for Nevermind in 1991.

So, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoseli in an anecdote told in Seattle Times They remembered her, when “after a food fight Kurt she put on one of the dresses Tennant. She looked very good in it.” Ending with “we loved him very much.” susie and we will miss her.”

In addition, Tennant helped bands like Sonic Youth, beck, hole, Weezer and many others, earning everyone’s affection.


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