TITLE

Simmons Puts Beverly Hills Home on Market for Nearly $2.9 Million

PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Jet;10/12/98, Vol. 94 Issue 20, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that co-founder of the Def Jam Records company, Russell Simmons, placed his California, Beverly Hills home on the real estate market for sale. Length of time which Simmons owned the home; Description of the house.
ACCESSION #
1183416

 

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