Artist, poet and writer David Fellerman grew up in central London. His art and writing skills were honed working with talented commercial artists and writers of the day.
He studied at St Martin’s School of Art and opened his Advertising, Merchandising & Publishing business's, in London with associates in New York, Australia and Europe.
He introduced 'Rock n Roll' Merchandising & Concert book publishing to the UK, and worked closely with the management and artistes of The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Rod Stewart, Dire Straits, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Grateful Dead, Ted Nugent, Ozy Osborne, Adam & the Ants, The Bay City rollers,The Moody Blues, Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennet, Liza Minnelli, Dean Martin, Gene Pitney, Shirley McClain, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey & Michael Ball, to name just a few.
David was invited to work with The Royal Variety Show by Lord Bernard Delfont' and was presented to Her Majesty The Queen as recognition for his work with The Entertainment Artist Benevolent Fund. The above photograph recalls that moment.
His first break came when famed British actor Stanley Baker and co-producer John Martin asked David to merchandise an open air rock concert at White City Stadium in West London. Following success of the event the company developed and merchandised artistes throughout the world, working with the great and the good.
Many stories relating to his business exploits are to be portrayed in his forthcoming memoirs.
David co-produced and wrote several musical tribute shows touring the UK and Europe, namely 'Rocking on Heavens Door', 'Manhattan Nights' & 'You don't bring me flowers' to name a few.
In 2012 David and his wife Sylvia retired and emigrated to Israel where he paints, writes poetry and is drafting his complete memoirs.
Royal Photography by DOUG McKENZI