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  • May 1, 1873
    William Morris is born in Schwartzenau, Germany. He founds the William Morris Agency, one of the world's most successful booking firms, which will represent such country acts as Brooks & Dunn, Taylor Swift and Brad Paisley
    Nov 2, 1932
    William Morris, founder and namesake of the William Morris booking agency, dies
    Sep 5, 1997
    A Nashville judge rules the William Morris Agency and agent Joe Harris tampered with the contracts of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, convincing them to break an agreement with Buddy Lee Attractions. The judge levies $450,000 in damages. Harris died the previous year
    Dec 1, 1997
    A Nashville judge triples the damages the William Morris Agency and the estate of agent Joe Harris owe to Buddy Lee Attractions for tampering with the booking contracts for Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, bringing the award to $1.4 million. Harris' estate, however, is insolvent
    May 8, 2020
    William Morris raises more than $375,000 for Vanderbilt Medical Center with a Zoom concert for more than 800 people. Luke Bryan sings "Most People Are Good," Michael McDonald covers "You Don't Know Me," Marc Cohn offers "Walking In Memphis" and Darius Rucker chips in "Hold My Hand"
    Feb 4, 2021
    Billboard reports Morgan Wallen's booking agency, WME, has dropped him as a client after a video emerged on TMZ with the singer using a racial slur

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