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CUNNINGHAM-Briggs Swift II. America's Cup Winner and motorsports legend dies at 96. Briggs Swift Cunningham II, who was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived the majority of his life in Westport, Connecticut, died in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 2, 2003. Mr. Cunningham was the son of a Cincinnati financier and businessman who funded the start-up of Proctor & Gamble. While attending Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, Briggs developed a love of yacht-racing, which lead him to international rec ...
In a long career on the cutting edge, Mr. Kosugi found music everywhere — in bicycle parts, in crumpled paper, even in silence.
Friends and family members went to the Church of St. Thomas More in Manhattan to pay their respects to the photographer, who died on Saturday.
He loved a parade, and now the parade comes to him.
Luminaries far and wide remembered the legendary photographer on social media.
In nearly 40 years working for The New York Times, Mr. Cunningham operated both as a chronicler of fashion and as an unlikely cultural anthropologist.
A few highlights from the dance world in the coming week.
Mrs. Cunningham, a mentor to many top chefs and foodies, rewrote “The Fannie Farmer Cookbook,” a project that spawned more of her books, a TV show and a newspaper column.
A Merce Fair on Saturday, part of the Lincoln Center Festival, occupied seven separate spaces in the Frederick P. Rose Hall: it was called a fair because a wide range of goods was on offer.
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