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Gianni Bernardinello, Baker Who Fed Neighbors Amid Pandemic, Dies at 76


The Milanese baker would leave out baskets of bread for people hit hard economically by the coronavirus pandemic. Now the disease has claimed his life.

Conrad Ifill, a Caribbean Baker in Brooklyn, Dies at 81


His Conrad’s Famous Bakery produced breads and a nine rum fruit cake that reminded West Indians of home. He fell victim to the novel coronavirus.

Ginger Baker, Superstar Rock Drummer With Cream, Is Dead at 80


Teamed with the guitarist Eric Clapton and the bassist Jack Bruce in the band Cream, Mr. Baker helped redefine the role of the drums in rock.

Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Times Columnist and Humorist, Dies at 93


Mr. Baker, a backwoods-born Virginian who became one of America’s most celebrated writers, spent decades at The New York Times and hosted “Masterpiece Theater” for years.

Review: A Haunting Tribute to Josephine Baker Arrives at the Met Museum


Julia Bullock, the museum’s artist in residence, presented “Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine” with the composer-percussionist Tyshawn Sorey.

William Baker, Who Righted a 1906 Army Racial Wrong, Dies at 86


Driven by a tale of racial injustice from his childhood, Mr. Baker dusted off an old case about a shooting spree in Texas. His findings reversed a ruling made nearly 70 years earlier.

Notable Deaths 2016: Kenny Baker


Norman Baker, Adventurer, Dies at 89; Crossed Atlantic on Reed Raft


He joined Thor Heyerdahl in 1970 on the Ra II, just one of the adventures that turned a Brooklyn boy into an unconventional world traveler.

Bobby Baker, String-Puller Snared in Senate Scandal, Dies at 89


Mr. Baker was a significant behind-the-scenes player in the 1950s and early ’60s for Lyndon Johnson, until an investigation felled him.

Gilbert Baker, Gay Activist Who Created the Rainbow Flag, Dies at 65


Mr. Baker’s emblem, which he created in 1978, came to symbolize the gay rights movement. He described himself as the “gay Betsy Ross.”

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Eleanor Jackson Piel, Lawyer Who Fought Capital Convictions, Dies at 102

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 21:30:44 +0000

A renowned defender of the marginalized, she had many celebrated victories, including a Florida appeal known as the case of the Death Row Brothers.

Louise Tobin, 104, Dies; Jazz Vocalist Made Comeback After a Hiatus

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 22:33:33 +0000

She was a rising swing era star when she quit to raise children, at the request of her first husband, the bandleader Harry James. But her singing days weren’t over.

Irene Cara, ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ Singer, Dies at 63

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 03:42:55 +0000

Ms. Cara was a child star from the Bronx who gained fame in the 1980s as a singer of pop anthems and as the star of the movie “Fame.”

Borje Salming, NHL’s First Star From Sweden, Dies at 71

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 20:06:50 +0000

A Hall of Fame defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, he led the way for other European hockey players in the league.

John Y. Brown Jr., KFC Mogul and Kentucky Governor, Dies at 88

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:41:12 +0000

Though his political career was brief, after storming to victory with a former Miss America by his side, he made millions after selling the fried chicken chain.

Pablo Milanés, Troubadour of the Cuban Revolution, Dies at 79

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 15:11:40 +0000

His music blended traditional idioms with pop inflections and social themes, earning him comparisons with Bob Dylan.

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