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Barry Tuckwell, French Horn Virtuoso, Is Dead at 88

2020-01-18T22:40:31+0000

He was widely considered to be the finest player of his era and was said to have “inspired every generation of horn player for the past 70 years.”


Claudine Auger, James Bond’s First French Co-Star, Dies at 78

2019-12-22T16:51:51+0000

“Thunderball” was her breakthrough, and she went on to appear in movies with Alain Delon and Giancarlo Giannini. But Hollywood stardom eluded her.


Albert Uderzo, 92, Co-Creator of French Comic Series Asterix, Dies

2020-03-25T18:11:28+0000

He teamed up with the writer René Goscinny to create the mustachioed Gaul, whose adventures have sold hundreds of millions of comic books worldwide.


Daniel Cordier, French Resistance Hero, Is Dead at 100

2020-11-23T03:18:52+0000

He parachuted into occupied France and became an assistant to the legendary Jean Moulin, though only later did he learn Moulin’s true identity.


Denise Duval, French Soprano and Poulenc Interpreter, Dies at 94

2016-02-02T01:56:26+0000

Ms. Duval, a foremost interpreter of Francis Poulenc’s works, was also known for her performances of compositions by other French masters.


They Died in the French and Indian War. Their Remains Await Reburial.

2020-12-18T15:33:48+0000

The bones of British soldiers and colonial militia were disinterred during a reconstruction of Fort William Henry nearly 70 years ago.


Michel Robin, Longtime French Character Actor, Dies at 90

2020-11-30T21:08:15+0000

Best known in the United States for his role in the 2001 film “Amélie,” he was a staple of the Comédie-Française theater company and a familiar supporting actor in dozens of movies.


Daniel Cordier, French Resistance Hero, Is Dead at 100

2020-11-23T03:18:52+0000

He parachuted into occupied France and became an assistant to the legendary Jean Moulin, though only later did he learn Moulin’s true identity.


Lulu Peyraud, a French Wine Matriarch, Dies at 102

2020-10-15T19:17:47+0000

Her family ran Domaine Tempier, a wine estate in Provence known for its Bandol reds and rosés. She ran the kitchen.


Pierre Troisgros, Renowned French Restaurateur, Dies at 92

2020-09-25T21:29:03+0000

He was part of a generation of influential, game-changing chefs at the forefront of nouvelle cuisine.



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Roger Guillemin, 100, Nobel-Winning Scientist Stirred by Rivalries, Dies

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:42:16 +0000

In the race to identify the hormones used to control bodily functions, he battled with his former partner. They later shared the glory.

Hydeia Broadbent, H.I.V. and AIDS Activist, Dies at 39

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 04:51:04 +0000

Born with H.I.V. in 1984, she began raising awareness on television when she was 6 years old.

Steven Wise, Champion of Animal Rights, Is Dead at 73

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 06:26:41 +0000

He filed lawsuits to define chimpanzees as persons and to establish their right to what he called “bodily liberty” over confinement.

Charles Stendig Dies at 99; Introduced Fanciful Furniture From Abroad

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 23:34:34 +0000

For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.

Jimmy Van Eaton, Purveyor of the Sun Records Beat, Dies at 86

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 03:20:11 +0000

His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.

Damo Suzuki, Singer Who Ignited the Experimental Band Can, Dies at 74

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:07:28 +0000

His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”



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