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Mr. Drake’s role as Benny Stulwicz on “L.A. Law” began as a minor one but was expanded and earned him two Emmy Awards.
Ms. Drake, a stage actress at the time, bumped into Grant on the Queen Mary, eloped with him and appeared with him in “Every Girl Should Be Married” and “Room for One More.”
Among Mr. Drake’s many songs are “It Was a Very Good Year,” a hit for Frank Sinatra, and “I Believe,” sung by Frankie Laine.
Mr. Drake was an aeronautical engineer who in his spare time developed a version of the sailboard that made windsurfing appealing to a mass market.
Dr. Drake remained devoted to one idea until the end: sending a spacecraft to an asteroid to gather rock samples and bring them home for study. NASA is now planning to do just that.
Mr. Levin was lead guitarist for the teen-idol rock band Paul Revere & the Raiders during their biggest hit-making years in the mid-1960s.
A coming album paying tribute to the British singer-songwriter Nick Drake will include a song performed by the actor Heath Ledger, Billboard reported. The track, a cover of Mr. Drake’s “Black Eyed Dog,” was recorded by Mr. Ledger in 2007 for an art installation; Mr. Ledger died the following January from an accidental drug overdose. Mr. Drake, the gentle-voiced folk-rock singer of “Pink Moon” and “Things Behind the Sun,” struggled commercially but became a critical and cult hit after his death f ...
A coming album paying tribute to the British singer-songwriter Nick Drake will include a song performed by Heath Ledger.
Mr. Drake transformed radio programming with a syndicated format that delivered more music, fewer commercials and high-energy “Boss Jocks.”
HORNE--Virginia Drake Hubbard died at home on December 26, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born on July 16, 1911, in Pittsfield, MA, to Millicent Chase Drake and James Frank Drake, who helped establish Gulf Oil Corp. for the Mellon family. Educated at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT, she was married to Chauncey Keep Hubbard from 1935 until his death in 1962. From 1941 until her death, she resided at Rocklawn Farm, in Greenwich, CT. Since 1929, she spent every summer ...
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