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Bob Leone is a renowned music manager and talent scout from New York City, New York. He is credited for discovering Lady Gaga and [[Lana Del Rey]] in 2006.
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'''Bob Leone''' is a renowned music manager and talent scout from New York City, New York. He is credited with discovering Lady Gaga in 2000 and [[Lana Del Rey]] in 2006.
   
 
==Discovery==
 
==Discovery==
   
On [[2006/January|January 31]], [[2006]], Lana (then performing as May Jailer) was attending a performance at [[The Bitter End]] when she noticed many singers & songwriters talking to Leone. She approached him, unaware of who he was, and the two became quickly acquainted after their breif conversation and a game of monopoly in which Lana won. Two weeks later, the two met and she performed for him. He was impressed with both her her voice and her songwriting.
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On [[2006/January#January 31|January 31, 2006]], Del Rey (then performing as May Jailer) was attending a performance at The Bitter End when she noticed many singers & songwriters talking to Leone. She approached him, unaware of who he was, and the two became quickly acquainted. Two weeks later, the two met again and she performed privately for him. He was impressed with both her her voice and her songwriting.
   
 
==SHOF/Performances==
 
==SHOF/Performances==
   
After hearing her perform, he invited her to a 10-week writing camp sponsored by the Songwriter's Hall Of Fame (SHOF) from April to June, 2006. She could not afford the $250 fee, so he covered her. At the end of the camp, she was chosen by Leone to be one of eight songwriters featured at the SHOF New Artists Showcase on [[2006/June|June 22]], 2006. He encouraged her to begin performing in small clubs, and soon she was performing at various New York venues. He also invited her to perform at a songwriter's organization gathering on [[2007/April|April 6]], [[2007]].
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After hearing her perform, he invited her to participate in a 10-week songwriting workshop sponsored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) from April to June of 2006. She could not afford the $180 fee, so he covered the cost for her. At the end of the workshop, she was chosen by Leone to be one of eight songwriters featured at the June 2006 SHOF New Artist Showcase. He encouraged her to begin performing and soon she was playing shows at various New York venues. He also invited her to perform at another Artists Showcase on [[2007/April#April 6|April 6, 2007]]. Del Rey mentions Bob in a leaked 2007 live performance of "[[Disco (song)|Disco]]", "[[Marilyn (song)|Marilyn]]" and "[[For K, Pt. 2 (song)|For K, Pt. 2]]", where beforehand she remarks "I gave Bob a list of songs I was gonna play, cause he wanted one, but I'm gonna change them all up."
   
 
==Post-fame==
 
==Post-fame==
   
The two have kept in contact since Lana has gained success. The two regularly have dinner and play hopscotch and discuss where she is headed. They sometimes like to discuss their passion for multi - coloured rocks and share ideas and plans for the future.
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The two have kept in contact since Del Rey has gained success. The two regularly have dinner and discuss where she is headed.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
   
 
<gallery widths="80" spacing="small" orientation="portrait">
 
<gallery widths="80" spacing="small" orientation="portrait">
Bob1.jpg|<small>Hudson River Park, New York, [[2008/August|August 16]], [[2008]]</small>
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Bob1.jpg|<small>Hudson River Park, New York, [[2008/August|August 16]], 2008</small>
Bob2.jpg|<small>SoHo House, New York, [[2013/February|February 27]], [[2013]]</small>
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2008 09 20 Mercury Lounge 28729.jpg|<small>Mercury Lounge, New York, [[2008/September|September 20]], 2008</small>
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Bob2.jpg|<small>SoHo House, New York, [[2013/February|February 27]], 2013</small>
 
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</gallery>
   
Facebook posts -
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==== Facebook posts ====
 
<gallery widths="80" spacing="small" orientation="landscape">
 
<gallery widths="80" spacing="small" orientation="landscape">
 
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Full name

Robert Leone

Hometown

New York City, New York, United States

Bob Leone is a renowned music manager and talent scout from New York City, New York. He is credited with discovering Lady Gaga in 2000 and Lana Del Rey in 2006.

Discovery[edit | edit source]

On January 31, 2006, Del Rey (then performing as May Jailer) was attending a performance at The Bitter End when she noticed many singers & songwriters talking to Leone. She approached him, unaware of who he was, and the two became quickly acquainted. Two weeks later, the two met again and she performed privately for him. He was impressed with both her her voice and her songwriting.

SHOF/Performances[edit | edit source]

After hearing her perform, he invited her to participate in a 10-week songwriting workshop sponsored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) from April to June of 2006. She could not afford the $180 fee, so he covered the cost for her. At the end of the workshop, she was chosen by Leone to be one of eight songwriters featured at the June 2006 SHOF New Artist Showcase. He encouraged her to begin performing and soon she was playing shows at various New York venues. He also invited her to perform at another Artists Showcase on April 6, 2007. Del Rey mentions Bob in a leaked 2007 live performance of "Disco", "Marilyn" and "For K, Pt. 2", where beforehand she remarks "I gave Bob a list of songs I was gonna play, cause he wanted one, but I'm gonna change them all up."

Post-fame[edit | edit source]

The two have kept in contact since Del Rey has gained success. The two regularly have dinner and discuss where she is headed.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Facebook posts[edit | edit source]

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