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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.”


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.


Gisèle Halimi, Influential French Lawyer and Feminist, Dies at 93

2020-08-18T22:23:24+0000

Her cases were often precedent-setting and helped shift French laws and attitudes about abortion and women’s rights.


Zizi Jeanmaire, French Star of Ballet, Cabaret and Film, Dies at 96

2020-07-21T15:29:53+0000

She was celebrated for her artistic range, androgynous sexiness and husky-voiced charm.


Marc Fumaroli, Defender of French Culture, Is Dead at 88

2020-07-04T20:39:23+0000

A leading historian, he wrote and taught in defense of the French language and its heritage and against “globish English.”


Marie Laforêt, French Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 80

2019-11-06T21:30:46+0000

Known as “the girl with the golden eyes,” she was seen in dozens of feature films and on television and sold more than 35 million records.


Trevoux, French Driver, Wins First Lap of Pan-American Auto Race; TWO MEXICANS DIE AFTER CRASH, FIRE Accident Fatal to Menocal, Gonzales Is One of Six in 329-Mile Auto Test

1951-11-21T05:00:00+0000

Gonzales, Miguel


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.”


Myron Bloom, Revered French Horn Player, Is Dead at 93

2019-09-27T23:25:33+0000

He was principal horn in the Cleveland Orchestra for George Szell and in the Orchestre de Paris for Daniel Barenboim. But his first love was the cello.


LEBLANC WITNESSED BONNOT'S LAST STAND; Vividly Describes Dynamiting of Garage and French Bandits' Death in To-morrow's Times.

1912-05-04T05:00:00+0000

preview of Leblanc article



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Harry Whittington, Texas Lawyer Shot by Cheney, Dies at 95

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 22:19:17 +0000

He drew headlines in 2006 when he was struck by birdshot from a shotgun fired by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident — then apologized himself for the incident.

Melinda Dillon, 2-Time Oscar Nominee, Is Dead at 83

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 23:01:03 +0000

She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”

Charles Kimbrough, Actor Best Known for ‘Murphy Brown,’ Dies at 86

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 16:25:44 +0000

In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.

Pervez Musharraf, Former Military Ruler of Pakistan, Dies at 79

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 21:30:56 +0000

Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.

Fred Terna, Creator of Fiery Holocaust Paintings, Dies at 99

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 21:46:06 +0000

A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.

Bob Born, Who Brought Marshmallow Peeps to the Masses, Dies at 98

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 19:17:48 +0000

By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.



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