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Terry Fincher, Getty Images. American mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias, who created roles in a pair of Samuel Barber world premieres and made her Broadway debut at age 81, died May 3. Elias sang Mrs. Ray Howard, AP. Dave Greenfield, the keyboard player with British punk band The Stranglers pictured far left in this photodied May 3 after contracting the coronavirus following a stay in hospital for heart problems.
Greenfield was known for his distinctive sound and playing style, using instruments such as the LP) and Hammond electric organ in what would became one of the most innovative during Britain's punk explosion in the late s. Cady Groves, a Nashville-based pop and country artist, died May 2 at age Gil Schwartz, the longtime CBS communications executive who wrote humorous novels and columns under the pen name Stanley Bing, died May 2.
He was 67 and had leukemia, Texs Song (Texas Child) - Ian Young (3) - Not For Sale (Vinyl. Kapoor was hospitalized in Mumbai on April 29 and died April 30, according to a family statement.
He returned to India last September after undergoing treatment in the United States for almost a year. He was hospitalized twice in February. Rafiq Maqbool, AP. Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and a one of India's best-known exports to Hollywood, has died.
Paras Griffin, Getty Images. Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed died in Jacksonville, Fla. Harold Reid, left, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, died April 24 after a long battle with kidney failure. The Statler Brothers frequently sang backup for country icon Johnny Cash. He was also a comedian. Actress Shirley Knight, who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play an astonishing variety of roles in movies, TV and the stage, died April 22 in San Marcos, Texas.
Betsy James Wyeth, the widow, business manager and muse of painter Andrew Wyeth, died April 21 at age Wyeth, her father-in-law, and painter Jamie Wyeth, her son. Robert Loomis, a blue-chip editor of old-fashioned sense and persistence who in more than 50 years at Random House encouraged, prodded and befriended William Styron, Maya Angelou, Calvin Trillin and many others, died April 19 at age He joined Random House inand remained there into his 80s, long after most of his peers had died or changed jobs, and long after the industry had shed much of its genteel past.
Michael Loccisano. His family had reported him missing more than three weeks earlier. Beard was best known for his photos of African wildlife, taken in the decades when he lived and worked at his tent camp in Kenya. Gene Deitch, Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director and producer, died April 19 at age Deitch arrived in Prague in intending to stay for 10 days, but fell in love with his future wife, Zdenka, and stayed in the Czechoslovakian capital. Inhe received the Winsor McCay Award for his lifelong contribution to animation.
Vit Simanek, AP. Barney Ales with Berry Gordy Jr. He later served three years as company president. Barney Ales. For six decades, Knox was a pivotal presence behind the scenes as an engineer, producer, studio owner, community organizer and unwavering supporter of original artistry. The Commercial Appeal file. The racy comedy, based on a song by Jeannie C. Her novels were translated and published in 26 countries. Lea Franczak. Mort Drucker, the Mad Magazine cartoonist who for decades lovingly spoofed politicians, celebrities and popular culture, died April 9 at Drucker joined Mad in the mids, and being drawn by him became a kind of show business rite of passage.
His dedicated showmanship and candid humor drew audiences from Bonnaroo to the Library of Congress and back to the Grand Ole Opry House. Wade Payne, AP. The Western centered on a nameless ranch foreman, and ran from to for nine seasons and episodes.
David Smith, AP. Honor Blackman, the British actress best known for her role as Bond girl Pussy Galore in 's "Goldfinger," died April 6 at home in England at age In the U. Larry Ellis, Getty Images. Douglas appeared as Mrs. Brown played an enlisted soldier in the film, and returned to the franchise as surgeon Oliver Harmon "Spearchucker" Jones. He continued to act on TV and film projects, reinventing himself in the early s as a parole officer in Los Angeles.
CBS via Getty Images. Francisco Franco. Aute released over 30 albums. In addition to music, he was also an accomplished painter, sculpture, and film director. Dolores Ochoa, AP. Marty Reichenthal, AP. Legendary jazz pianist and teacher Ellis Marsalis Jr. Four of his sons — Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason — carry on his musical legacy. Judi Bottoni, AP. Merrill wrote Texs Song (Texas Child) - Ian Young (3) - Not For Sale (Vinyl song for his band The Arrows and recorded it in Jett recorded it in and it spent eight weeks at No.
Penderecki wrote for virtuosos and friends, and in recorded an album with Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood. He received five Grammy Awards, including the Trustees Award in Joe Diffie, a Grammy Award-winning country music hitmaker, died March 29 from coronavirus complications. Mercader battled cancer and "related illnesses" for more than 20 years and had been on medical leave "for an unrelated matter" since the end of February, CBS said.
She began working with the network's news division as part of the page program inand went on to produce major stories for CBS News' foreign and national desks. Most recently, she had been working as director of talent strategy. She joined the Grand Ole Opry in and had been the oldest living member LP) the country music institution. John Duricka, AP.
Neal played college basketball at Johnson C. Smith in Charlotte and joined the Globetrotters in He played for the Texs Song (Texas Child) - Ian Young (3) - Not For Sale (Vinyl on-court entertainers for 22 years, appearing in more than 6, games in 97 countries before retiring in Ross D.
Franklin, AP. Richard Reeves, an author and syndicated columnist who wrote about politics for more than 50 years and published books on Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and other American presidents, died March 26 at age Reeves worked as a journalist for much of the s, released his first book inand four years later began his weekly column. Patricia Williams, Holt via AP.
Veteran stage and screen actor Mark Blum died March 26 from complications of coronavirus. Blum, known for his work in movies like "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Crocodile Dundee," as well as a host of Broadway and off-Broadway theater productions and television works, was John Lamparski, WireImage. Cardoz was a four-time James Beard Award nominee and the author of two cookbooks. Kris Connor. Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music, died March 24 with the LP).
Christophe Ena, AP. Terrence McNally, a four-time Tony Award-winning playwright, died March 24 from complications due to coronavirus. He was 81, and a lung cancer survivor who lived with chronic inflammatory lung disease. Jacquelyn Martin, AP. Lyle Waggoner, a familiar face to millions of viewers from his work on "The Carol Burnett Show" and "Wonder Woman" in the s and s, died March 17 at his home in California from cancer.
Walter H. Scott, AP. He composed more than works. Carlos R. Alvarez, WireImage. Brino, who was 21, lost control of his car while driving in his hometown of Yucaipa, California, and collided with a utility pole. Brino's only acting credit was as Sam Camden on "7th Heaven" from to Kwaku Alston, WB.
The dancer was killed in a car accident while returning home from work. Tidwell got his start dancing in an after-school program and went on to attend the Kirov Academy of Ballet and work with American Ballet Theatre. Wanted to dance just like you. Wanted to be you!
The Philadelphia-born musician released more than 70 albums, won five Grammy Awards and was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in Dominic Favre, AP. The actor died March 3 of an undisclosed illness. In addition to his roles in movies, Tucci also appeared in television shows including "Quantico," "Homeland," "Pose" and "Daredevil.
Award-winning mystery writer Barbara Neely, who created the first black female series sleuth in mainstream American publishing, died March 2 after a brief illness. Neely published her first short story, "Passing the Word," in Essence in It took her more than a decade to become an established author.
Brash Books. James Lipton, the multitalented familiar face who hosted "Inside the Actors Studio," died at 93, Ovation, the network that now airs the show, confirmed on March 2. In addition to his role at the helm of the long-running series, Lipton was a prolific writer and producer. Kevork Djansezian, AP. Bell and her husband William J. Alberto E.
Rodriguez, Getty Images. Clive Cussler, whose books sold millions of copies, died Feb. Smith, the celebrity lifestyle guru, model and restaurateur, died Feb. British music producer and DJ Andrew Weatherall, who helped bring the underground sounds of acid house to a mass audience, died Feb.
Benett, Getty Images. Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western "True Grit" was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Feb.
Portis was Jonathan Portis. The Australian-born actress became the toast of Broadway in The four-time Tony Award winner brought humanity to larger-than-life characters, whether it be the dotty schoolteacher Miss Jean Brodie, an aging opera star Maria Callas or the betrayed, murderous Medea.
Ron Frehm, AP. Amie Harwick, a Hollywood-based therapist who once was engaged to comedian Drew Carey, was found critically injured at her home on Feb. Get Me Out of Here! He was awaiting trial on child sex charges. English joined Nelson's band, nicknamed the Family, in and continued with him for most of his career.
English earned a reputation for brandishing a firearm and engaging in off-stage scuffles that made him an outlaw sideman as tough as Nelson himself.
Rick Diamond, Getty Images. Marion and her husband, John Marion, established the museum in She served as the chair of the board of trustees until Under Marion's leadership, the museum grew to also include O'Keeffe's two historic homes and studios in northern New Mexico, at Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch.
The months-long siege of the city cost the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians and marked a turning point for Nazi Germany in World War II. Christof Stache, AP. Mays first worked with Metheny on the latter's solo album "Watercolors" in The Pat Metheny Group officially debuted with its self-titled album the following year. With Metheny, Mays won 11 Grammys, including best contemporary jazz album for "Speaking of Now" from and the band's final album, "The Way Up," in He was nominated for a Grammy 23 times, according to the Recording Academy database.
Michel Delsol, Getty Images. Mirella Freni, an Italian soprano whose sumptuous voice and intelligence to enthralled audiences for a half-century, died Feb.
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