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FISCHER--Celia Bender beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died at 103 as she lived. A woman of kindness, dignity, sensitivity and beauty, she leaves to her family and to all who knew her an enduring legacy of unconditional love. You may wish to honor her memory with a contribution to the Jewish Home for the Elderly, 175 Jefferson Street, Fairfield, CT 06825.
In 1970 Mr. Benko qualified for the world chess championship cycle but, past his peak as a competitive player, ceded his place to the much younger Mr. Fischer.
Mr. Lyman was a high-ranked player who was drafted to provide live commentary of the celebrated chess match in 1972. The show became an improbable hit.
Mr. Fischer, an obsessive tinkerer, created a wall anchor that’s used by millions and the first synchronized camera flash, an idea that came to him when trying to photograph his newborn daughter.
Mr. Fischer was one of the most powerful American chess players in history.
Mrs. Fischer, who already had five children at home in Aberdeen, S.D., made big news in 1963 by delivering five more.
Mr. Fischer-Dieskau’s beautiful voice and mastery of technique made him the 20th century’s pre-eminent interpreter of art songs.
Mr. Fischer was influential in jazz and arranged pop and R&B compositions for the likes of Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Prince and Celine Dion.
Mr. Fischer, a computer scientist whose theoretical work helped make Internet searches possible, was most widely known as an early target of the so-called Unabomber.
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