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He was admired by Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits and earned comparisons to William Blake. But his career was cut short by his struggles with mental illness.
Mr. Johnston’s compositions had complex theoretical underpinnings but were also, a former student said, “grounded in the real world.”
Mr. Johnston was behind “Blonde on Blonde,” “At Folsom Prison” and some classic albums by Simon and Garfunkel.
Ms. Johnston championed lesbian feminism and caused a scandal at a debate at Town Hall in Manhattan in 1971, when she and two women started hugging and kissing on stage.
STRONG -- Mary Johnston (Sutherland) of Fox Hill Village, Westwood, MA, February 26 at age 82, after a brief illness. Survived by husband Robert Livingston Strong, son William Sutherland Strong, and grandchildren Mary and Robert, she will be sorely missed by them and by her many friends. She was a native of Atlanta, GA and a longtime resident of Summit, NJ. A leader in the nationwide movement to educate and empower lay people in issues of biomedical ethics, she founded New Jersey Health Decision ...
APPLETON--John Johnston. 81, on January 30, at home in NYC. Editor, writer, friend of all who crossed his path. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Myra; a brother, William W.; a sister, Tina Bishop; various nephews, nieces, cousins and godchildren. A memorial service to be announced.
APPLETON--John Johnston. 81, on January 30, at home in NYC. Editor, writer, friend of all who crossed his path. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Myra; a brother, William W.; a sister, Tina Bishop; various nephews, nieces, cousings and godchildren. A memorial service to be announced.
JOHNSTON - Justine. The Council and Staff of Actors' Equity Association mourn the passing of our beloved friend and colleague Justine Johnston, a talented and devoted member and longtime Councillor of this Association.
Robert H. Johnston, an archaeologist who helped develop a way to read ancient texts blackened or faded by time, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, died last Wednesday at his home in Brighton, N.Y. He was 77. He spent more than a month in the hospital recently after several minor falls followed by infections and minor strokes, said his wife, Louise, but she could not point to a single cause of death.
WYATT--Hope Johnston, widow of the late Judge Inzer B. Wyatt, Jr. Died in New York on September 26, 2004. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Alabama, October 2nd.
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