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Larry Harmon
Larry Harmon, 83; entrepreneur made Bozo the Clown a star

Larry Harmon, the entrepreneur who brought Bozo the Clown to television as a children's show host in the late 1950s and spent the next 50 years promoting the flame-haired circus character, died Thursday. He was 83. Harmon, who suffered from heart disease, died at his home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Susan. "Bozo and Larry were one and the same," she told The Times on Thursday. "He's lived it and breathed it since he bought [the rights] from Capitol Records in the '50s. He made it what it is, and it's been his life." Bozo was created for a series of Capitol children's records in 1946, with Vance "Pinto" Colvig, the voice of Walt...

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