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Dr. Edwards, a British psychiatrist, reshaped thinking about heavy drinking, the psychology of drug use and the implications for public policy.
He was involved with the Brooklyn Philharmonic for many years and performed both on Broadway and off. He died of the novel coronavirus.
A former director of the Harlem Writers Guild, she published her first novel when she was 55, and her first mystery, featuring a stylish female ex-cop turned sleuth, when she was 64.
Edwards holds the single-season assist record for Texas A&M, where he starred for three years.
Mr. Edwards’s “twangy tone, wang-bar glides and staccato riffing,” one admirer wrote, “paved the way for the California surf bands of the 1960s.”
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. Edwards was heir to the company that published El Mercurio, an influential right-wing publication that helped overthrow Salvador Allende in 1973.
Judge Edwards was serving as an acting Supreme Court justice in New York when he sentenced Mark David Chapman in the 1980 murder of John Lennon.
Edwards, a onetime defensive coordinator, developed standout quarterbacks and innovative offensive schemes as a head coach and led Brigham Young to the 1984 national title.
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