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 first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.
One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.
With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.
“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”
He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.
He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.