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Studio 54 Co-Owner Steve Rubell Dead at 45

Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 7 September 1989

STEVE RUBELL, whose celebrity-studded New York discotheque Studio 54 was at the epicenter of the disco craze during the late Seventies, died July 25th in Manhattan. His death was due to complications arising from hepatitis and septic shock. He was forty-five years old.

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