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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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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.