Paul Simon and Billy Joel's former tour manager was stabbed to death in his New York City apartment yesterday (20NOV05), following a row with his girlfriend.

DANIEL L HARRISON, who managed Simon's GRACELAND and RHYTHM OF THE SAINTS tours, and Joel's GLASS HOUSES extravaganza, was pronounced dead at New York University Medical Center from numerous stab wounds to his torso.

His girlfriend KATHLEEN CONNORS has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree assault.