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The lawyer and former City Human Rights Commissioner disclosed his H.I.V.-positive status in the early 1990s, when AIDS was far more stigmatized than it is today.
He lived a life of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll before settling into a fulfilling job at M.I.T. late in life. He died of the coronavirus.
Mr. Johnson’s 1959 composition “November,” a six-hour work for piano, was a landmark in the Minimalist movement, but it went unheard for 50 years.
Part of a mid-20th-century cadre of sophists, he wrote prodigiously, and iconoclastically, in left-leaning journals while earning distinction as a sociologist.
Mr. Hof died last month at a brothel he owned in Crystal, Nev. On Tuesday, he was overwhelmingly elected to the State Assembly.
A brothel owner and a Republican, he likened himself to President Trump and was weeks away from general election when he was found dead by a pornographic film star.
His resonant voice was an essential part of the group’s success when it embraced psychedelic funk on songs like “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.”
Mr. Peron campaigned to change the California laws that criminalized the possession of marijuana for medical use. He succeeded.
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He won 314 games and recorded 3,500 strikeouts, but he’s remembered as much for his acknowledged spitball, with saliva just one substance in his arsenal.
As a singer, songwriter and keyboardist, she was a prolific force behind one of the most popular rock bands of the last 50 years.
A college All-American, he led the San Diego Chargers to an American Football League title and later steered the N.F.L.’s Rams into the playoffs.
Known later as an actor on “Game of Thrones,” he helped lay the foundation for a 1970s rock revolution on England’s pub circuit.
Mr. Jiang, a wily and garrulous politician, presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth in the post-Tiananmen era.
She worked with the family for over 40 years, mostly for Senator Ted Kennedy. But her duties went far beyond the office.