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The young agent got his first break when he wrestled a young songwriter named Laura Nyro away from a fellow agent.Geffen doted on Nyro, spending excessive amounts of time and energy on the talented young performer, and when Nyro's compositions began to make their way into the hands of artists such as Frank Sinatra and the Fifth Dimension, both their fortunes took a turn for the better.He was the first to work every morning, reading everyone's mail before it was delivered to them and soaking up everything he could about the business.Choosing the music department -- not for any particular love of music, but rather because it seemed like the fastest track to success -- Geffen was soon the New York contact for such groups as the Buffalo Springfield.Geffen is also believed by some, however, to be the definitive figure in shaping the greed and excess of the music industry during the '70s, the shark who changed the priority from music to money.

By now Geffen had also burned bridges with former associates like Ahmet Ertegun and Clive Davis.List of famous people who are friends with David Geffen, listed alphabetically with photos when available.Every person on this list has either been seen in public with David Geffen, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with David Geffen.Geffen had gained the reputation of being a tough negotiator for his acts, a real shark who would go after labels, publishers and producers.