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Ms. Braun wrote 29 mysteries starring her feline sleuth.
A versatile, cerebral and witty composer and lyricist, Mr. Friedman had a particular fascination with politics, which informed much of his work.
Mr. Jackson was synonymous with Saturday college football for millions of fans through five decades.
With the tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, Mr. Jackson helped define the soul sound of Stax Records.
Rather than focus on interracial comparisons, his National Survey of Black Americans explored the complexities within the Black population.
As an editor he championed writers, like Judy Blume, who changed the landscape of literature for young people. He later became a writer himself.
He lost 20 games and won only eight in 1962 for a legendarily bad team. But among his wins were four shutouts, including a one-hitter.
In the next-to-last game of the 1957 season, he became the last Brooklyn Dodger to hit a home run before the team moved to Los Angeles.
His son Michael called him “a managerial genius,” but his abusive behavior alienated Michael, Janet and the rest of his children.
The actor and aspiring singer, who also appeared on “Arrested Development” and “Modern Family,” was found at a sober-living facility in California.
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His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock ’n’ roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
One of the first voices heard on the airwaves in Asia, he became recognized by generations of listeners in India over 42 years of broadcasting Bollywood music.
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.