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Ron Cobb, a Pioneer in Science Fiction Design, Dies at 83

2020-09-23T15:08:09+0000

An artist and movie production designer, he helped shape the aesthetics of science fiction with his work on movies including “Star Wars,” “Alien” and “Back to the Future.”


Jimmy Cobb, Drummer on Miles Davis’s ‘Kind of Blue,’ Dies at 91

2020-05-26T22:29:21+0000

The last surviving member of that landmark album’s sextet, he was a master of understatement, propelling his bandmates with a quiet persistence.


Henry Cobb, Courtly Architect of Boston’s Hancock Tower, Dies at 93

2020-03-04T18:06:34+0000

He was I.M. Pei’s unsung partner for nearly four decades but was responsible for a celebrated body of work in his own right, including New England’s tallest building.


Geraldyn M. Cobb, 88, Who Found a Glass Ceiling in Space, Dies

2019-04-19T23:41:36+0000

She was as qualified as any man to be an astronaut and passed all the tests, but NASA wasn’t interested in sending women into space in 1961.


Jewel Plummer Cobb, 92, Dies; Led a California Campus

2017-01-11T23:28:11+0000

Dr. Cobb, the first black female president of Cal State, Fullerton, had been denied a New York college post in a move that led to bias accusations.


Buff Cobb, Actress and TV Host, Dies at 82

2010-07-21T16:18:43+0000

Ms. Cobb and Mike Wallace, her husband at the time, adapted their radio program into the CBS talk show “Mike and Buff” in the early 1950s.


Paid Notice: Deaths STEBBINS, BEATRICE COBB

2001-10-25T05:00:00+0000

STEBBINS-Beatrice Cobb. 90, of Pensacola, died Saturday October 20, 2001. Born October 8, 1911 in New York City. Graveside services will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY, Monday October 29, 2001. Those wishing to send flowers may send them to Woodlawn Cemetery, Webster Ave & E. 233rd Bronx, NY 10470 or donations may be made to the Audubon Society. For information Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, FL 850-478-3292.


Paid Notice: Deaths COBB, ELIZABETH BLISS PARKINSON

2001-08-31T05:00:00+0000

COBB-Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson. The Trustees and staff of The Museum of Modern Art and Members of its International Council are deeply saddened by the death of their treasured friend and colleague, Eliza Parkinson Cobb. In her almost 70-year close association with the Museum, she gave generously of her time and resources, following in the tradition of her aunt, Lillie P. Bliss, one of the three founders of the Museum in 1929. From her first formal involvement with the Museum, at the invitation o ...


Paid Notice: Deaths COBB, ELIZABETH BLISS PARKINSON

2001-08-30T05:00:00+0000

COBB-Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson. The Trustees and staff of The Museum of Modern Art and Members of its International Council are deeply saddened by the death of their treasured friend and colleague, Eliza Parkinson Cobb. In her almost 70-year close association with the Museum, she gave generously of her time and resources, following in the tradition of her aunt, Lillie P. Bliss, one of the three founders of the Museum in 1929. From her first formal involvement with the Museum, at the invitation o ...


Jimmy Cobb, Drummer on Miles Davis’s ‘Kind of Blue,’ Dies at 91

2020-05-26T22:29:21+0000

The last surviving member of that landmark album’s sextet, he was a master of understatement, propelling his bandmates with a quiet persistence.



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Jimmy Van Eaton, Purveyor of the Sun Records Beat, Dies at 86

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 21:25:59 +0000

His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.

Lefty Driesell, Basketball Coach Who Put Maryland on the Map, Dies at 92

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 20:53:35 +0000

He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.

Damo Suzuki, Singer Who Ignited the Experimental Band Can, Dies at 74

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:07:28 +0000

His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”

Ameen Sayani, Pioneering Radio Star in India, Dies at 91

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:20:00 +0000

One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.

Charles V. Hamilton, an Apostle of ‘Black Power,’ Dies at 94

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:08:03 +0000

He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.

William Beecher, Who Revealed Secret Cambodia Bombing, Dies at 90

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 01:18:37 +0000

His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.



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