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Australian music entrepreneur and promoter

Michael Gudinski is ...

Born 22 Aug 1952 in Caulfield
Died 2 Mar 2021 in Melbourne
Age68 years, 6 months
Michael Gudinski
Michael Gudinski
Michael Gudinski

About Michael Gudinski

Michael Gudinski born on 22 August 1952 in Caulfield. He is a citizen of Australia. Michael Gudinski was educated at Melbourne High School and Mount Scopus Memorial College. He died on 2 March 2021 in Melbourne at age 68 years, 6 months.

He was an Australian music entrepreneur and promoter.

He has one child Kate Alexa.

Michael Gudinski has worked as a film producer, record label operator, record producer, tour promoter and Artists and repertoire. He has has won Member of the Order of Australia and JC Williamson Award.

He is also known as Michael Solomon Gudinski.


On 2 March 2021, Gudinski died in his sleep while at home in Melbourne at the age of 68. A private funeral held in Melbourne was attended by numerous celebrity performers including Kylie Minogue, Dannii Minogue, Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly and Archie Roach.

On 24 March, a Gudinski memorial concert was held at Rod Laver Arena. It featured performances by artists including Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Barnes and Paul Kelly, with appearances from artists around Australia and the world. It was live-streamed on Mushroom Group’s YouTube and ABC Radio. Minogue and Sheeran performed together, fulfilling a wish by Gudinski.

Shortly after his death, Triple J's programme Hack (as well as Double J's Zan Rowe) paid tribute to Gudinski, mentioning his indefatigable contributions to the Australian music scene as well as his admirable qualities as a person. Australian Story also dedicated a segment towards him.