Obituaries Related to "Carr" from New York Times Archive
Fire officials said they were “optimistic” in their battle against the wildfire, which has been ravaging the region for nearly a week.
Ed Bledsoe left his wife and great-grandchildren to run errands and gather supplies. Less than an hour later, his neighborhood was engulfed in flames.
Sister Frances was a pillar of a Christian group whose members, who practice celibacy, have lived communally in the United States since the late 1700s.
Carr, a sprinter, captured two gold medals in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics before he became a defensive back for the New York Giants.
Mr. Carr had lung cancer and he died of complications from the disease, according to the results of an autopsy released on Saturday.
From readers and writers, an outpouring of appreciation
Mr. Carr, a shrewd and well-informed skeptic, wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times.
Ms. Carr, a literary scholar whose book “The Lonely Hunter” remains the standard biography of Carson McCullers, also wrote about John Dos Passos and Paul Bowles.
Mr. Carr, a Scottish-born trumpeter, was an early practitioner of jazz-rock fusion and wrote Miles Davis’s biography.
Mr. Carr was a Scottish-born trumpeter who, like his formidable influence, Miles Davis, was an early practitioner of jazz-rock fusion.
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After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.
He took the extraordinary step of banning tackling during all practices, which reduced concussions at a time when brain trauma in football had become a crisis.
He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.
With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.
He was especially acclaimed for his performances at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany. As his voice developed, he once said, so did his view of how and why to deploy it.
Her novels and nonfiction provided alternatives to the Western- and male-centric views of modern India offered by writers like E.M. Forster.