The man they call Harry M
Harry M. Miller is one of Australia's best known
promoters, public relations consultants and media
and his group produce live entertainment, manage
celebrities and work in crisis management. At
least that's pretty much the company line. The
public wouldn't be surprised one bit if he has
his fingers in a few other pies.
Maurice Miller was born in Auckland, New Zealand
the late 1950s he established himself as a show
business promoter and entrepreneur. The story
goes that he started a record label "with
man they call Harry M moved to Australia in 1963,
establishing the firm Pan Pacific Productions
has put together some of the greatest entertainment
productions that Australia and New Zealand have
ever seen. These included tours by such artists
as Louis Armstrong, Artur Rubinstein, Tom Jones,
the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys.
the 1970s he was promoting the hugely successful
musicals "Hair" and "Jesus Christ
Superstar". Shortly thereafter he was appointed
a Director of Qantas and organiser of the Queen's
Silver Jubilee celebrations in Australia.
proved a difficult year will legal challenges.
the great minds in history, Harry M was able to
move forward, and it became apparent that the
entertainment industry had bigger and better things
in store for Harry M.
majority of the 1980s saw Miller focus on his
agriculture and farming interests, at which he
excelled, with many industry honors coming his
1992, Harry M Miller returned to the theatre with
the first arena version of a stage musical, Jesus
Christ Superstar. Directed by Richard Wherrett
and featuring John Farnham, Kate Ceberano and
Jon Stevens, this production was seen by 1 million
people, grossed $40 million in 16 weeks, and cemented
a new form of mass entertainment in Australia.
produced the New York smash hit play M Butterfly
in 1994, and in 1997 produced the off-Broadway
musical, Pageant, that won over both fans and
the Miller Group represents the interests of over
30 remarkable talents including many of Australia's
most recognised names -Maggie Tabberer, Deborah
Hutton, Herb Elliott and Gough Whitlam to name
but a few.
Harry M Miller Group not only acts for individuals
but also acts as a marketing and sponsorship strategic
consultancy collaborating with government and
big business. The Miller Group has worked with
bodies as diverse as the The Australian Opera,
The Australian Ballet, The National Institute
of Dramatic Art, The Southern Pacific Hotels Corporation,
The Colonial State Bank and Telstra Stadium.
Miller has bridged the gap between "old school"
promoting and the new age. Miller has been instrumental
in making some legends in the entertainment industry,
and he continues to create stars.
Recently he has been hard at work making names
out of talent that appears in reality TV shows
such as "Big Brother".
Harry M be eyeing off the author of this very
piece, Greg Tingle, of Media Man Australia?
has demonstrated work ethic, know how and dogged
determination throughout the years. Whether it
be doing "odd jobs" in his early years
on his rise to the top, to running one of the
world's most successful personality management,
crisis management and marketing strategy companies.
difficult to argue that Harry M isn't a genius
at managing personalities and controlling crises.
One need look no further than what he has done
for none other than himself over the years.
company slogan is "35 years representing
people who make history".
you certainly have made history, and you've made
it once again, featuring on Media Man Australia.
the full profile on Harry M. Miller please see
at his official website.
M Miller Group
Man Australia does not represent Harry M. Miller
Group in any capacity