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Barry Becher, of Ginsu knives fame, dies at 71 - CBS News

 

Barry Becher, infomercial pioneer who brought Ginsu knives to airwaves, dies at 71

 

Barry Becher, of Ginsu Knives Fame, Dies at 71 - ABC News

 

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle kitchen tool that sliced through tin cans and chopped wood, has died. Barry Becher was 71.

 

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Becher's funeral was held Monday. His family is considering etching on his tombstone "But wait, there's more."

 

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"Info-mercial pioneer"??

 

I thought K-tel was the first with their, ummmm, "products" waaaay back ini the 70's.....

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The original "AS SEEN ON TV"    about 35 to 40 years ago  He lived down here.

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Over 50 years in food service business 35 as Ex Chef. Specializing in Volume upscale Catering both on and off premise .(former Exec. Chef in the largest on premise caterer in US  with 17 Million Dollars per year annual volume). 
      Well versed in all facets of Continental Cuisine...

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