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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He was a recording artist and songwriter himself, but he also played pivotal roles in the careers of Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.
A defector to the U.S., he was admired for his prowess in the Russian repertory, but his individualistic approach “was not for everyone — or for all repertoire.”
He shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries of forces that can distort the shape of an atomic nucleus, with implications for human-made nuclear fission.