Tag: Deaths (Obituaries)

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Jane Juska, 84, Who Drew Notice Writing of Late-Life Sex, Dies

Ms. Juska, who wrote two other books, died on Oct. 24 in Chico, Calif. She was 84. Her...

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Muhal Richard Abrams, 87, Individualistic Pianist and Composer, Is Dead

“Abrams has never lost his early wonder at the vast possibilities of free music,” he added. Mr. Abrams...

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Linda Nochlin, 86, Groundbreaking Feminist Art Historian, Is Dead

Her inquiry provided several generations of art historians, critics and artists alike with new tools with which to...

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David Vaughan, Chronicler of Dance History, Dies at 93

As a performer, Mr. Vaughan’s most eminent role was as the narrator of Gertrude Stein’s words in Frederick...

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Wopo Holup, Who Adorned Public Spaces With Art, Dies at 80

“What she taught herself and the base of knowledge she acquired she expressed visually, articulating the majesty of...

Blue Lagoon
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Fay Chiang, 65, Poet Who Championed Asian-American Culture, Dies

And she recalled how hard her father, Bay Doc Chiang, had to work. He had cleaned other people’s...

A painting of a snowman holding a rocket launcher in the window at the Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association's office
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New Orleans Marks Fats Domino’s Death in Its Usual Style: With a Party

“It’s odd to say this, but I feel like I did when Prince died,” Mr. Perrine said. “When...

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Fats Domino, 89, One of Rock ’n’ Roll’s First Stars, Is Dead

Photo Mr. Domino performing in 2007 on NBC’s “Today” show. Credit Richard Drew/Associated Press Fats Domino, the New...