Celebrity Deaths:Let's Celebrate their Lives

Obituaries: Let's Pay Tributes to their Accomplishments

Helen O’Hagan, Fashion Executive Who Personified Saks, Dies at 89

[ad_1] Helen O’Hagan, who nurtured a generation of fashion designers as the publicity director of Saks Fifth Avenue, died on…

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Helen O’Hagan, Fashion Executive Who Personified Saks, Dies at 89
Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52

Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52

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Ola Mae Spinks, Who Helped Preserve a Slave Archive, Dies at 106

[ad_1] Ola Mae Spinks, a librarian and descendant of slaves who went to the Library of Congress in 1972 to…

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Ola Mae Spinks, Who Helped Preserve a Slave Archive, Dies at 106
Lenora Fay Garfinkel, 90, Architect for Orthodox Jewish Communities, Dies

Lenora Fay Garfinkel, 90, Architect for Orthodox Jewish Communities, Dies

[ad_1] Lenora attended the High School of Music and Art in Manhattan, commuting from the Bronx, and then spent a…

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Maria de Sousa, Leading Portuguese Scientist, Dies at 80

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Maria de Sousa, Leading Portuguese Scientist, Dies at 80
Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies

Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies

[ad_1] Ida Haendel, the Polish-born prodigy with a fiery sound and unassailable technique who became one of the foremost violinists…

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Mary Kay Letourneau, Teacher Who Raped Student and Then Married Him, Dies at 58

[ad_1] Mary Kay Letourneau, a one-time teacher who became a tabloid fixture in the late 1990s after she raped a…

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Mary Kay Letourneau, Teacher Who Raped Student and Then Married Him, Dies at 58
Kevin Rafferty, ‘Atomic Cafe’ Co-Director, Dies at 72

Kevin Rafferty, ‘Atomic Cafe’ Co-Director, Dies at 72

[ad_1] Kevin Rafferty, who with two co-directors turned archival material created to ease Americans into the nuclear age into “The…

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Emma Sanders, Southern Civil Rights and Political Activist, Dies at 91

[ad_1] Emma Ruby Lee Dunbar was born on Sept. 24, 1928, in Claiborne County, on the Mississippi River, near Vicksburg.…

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Emma Sanders, Southern Civil Rights and Political Activist, Dies at 91
Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94

Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94

[ad_1] A naked man perched atop a bookcase asks his wife, “Have you noticed, Myrna, that I’m getting more and…

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Gregori Armstrong, a Chicago Ironworker, Dies at 66

[ad_1] Mr. Armstrong died on June 3. He was 66. He had asthma, and after falling ill and testing positive…

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Gregori Armstrong, a Chicago Ironworker, Dies at 66
Charlie Daniels, Who Bridged Country Music and Rock, Dies at 83

Charlie Daniels, Who Bridged Country Music and Rock, Dies at 83

[ad_1] NASHVILLE — Charlie Daniels, the singer, songwriter and bandleader known for his brash down-home persona and his blazing fiddle…

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Charlie Daniels, Who Bridged Country Music and Rock, Dies at 83

[ad_1] Charlie Daniels, the singer, songwriter and bandleader known for his brash down-home persona and his blazing fiddle work on…

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Charlie Daniels, Who Bridged Country Music and Rock, Dies at 83
Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus

Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dead at 41 of Coronavirus

[ad_1] Nick Cordero, a musical theater actor whose intimidating height and effortless charm brought him a series of tough-guy roles…

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Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91

[ad_1] Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a Who’s Who…

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Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91