|Edward Maurice Bronfman|
|Born||November 1, 1927|
|Died||April 04 2005 (aged 77)|
|Relatives||Peter Bronfman, brother|
Samuel Bronfman, uncle
Edward Maurice Bronfman (November 1, 1927 – April 4, 2005) was a Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and member of the Bronfman family.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Allan Bronfman and the nephew of Samuel Bronfman, founder of Seagram, he founded (with his brother, Peter Bronfman) Edper Enterprises (now called Brookfield Asset Management), a conglomerate company which once had an estimated CAD $100 billion in assets under management. From 1971 to 1978, he and his brother owned the Montreal Canadiens. Bronfman won 4 Stanley Cups in 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978.
He died from colon cancer.
- Canadian business giant Edward Bronfman dies. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on April 7, 2005. Retrieved on July 26, 2006.
- Edward Bronfman; low-profile business titan. The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved on July 26, 2006.
Further reading Edit
- Susan Gittins, Behind Closed Doors: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Edper Bronfman and Reichman Empires (1995)
- Patricia Best and Ann Shortell, The Brass Ring: Power, Influence and the Brascan Empire (1988)