Obituaries Related to "Kaufman" from New York Times Archive
A third-generation real estate owner and manager, he was instrumental in a public-private partnership in Queens that spurred filmmaking in New York.
In his 16 years as the dean, Dr. Kaufman staved off bankruptcy, bolstered programming and oversaw a partnership with the New School.
Traveling holographic shows of the comedians, featuring some of their best material and biographical elements, are planned for next year.
Ms. Kaufman’s first novel, “Up the Down Staircase,” portrayed the topsy-turvy world of a New York City public school and was based on her experience as a teacher.
Mr. Kaufman, who erected half a dozen skyscrapers in Midtown Manhattan, had a fascination with office buildings as public spaces with which tenants and passers-by could engage.
According to the will, the longtime manager, Diane Becker, also gets the two buildings that the restaurant occupies. Ms. Becker and the staff plan to continue running the restaurant.
Remembering the den mother for New York’s literary set.
Ms. Kaufman was the quirky owner of the Upper East Side celebrity hangout Elaine’s.
A New York Times reporter covered the fall of Communism, topless cellists, and everything in between.
Mr. Kaufman owned one of the largest and most valuable collections of antique toy cars and trucks in the world.
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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.”
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.
With a keen eye for young talent, he helped boost the careers of Steve Martin, John Denver, Kenny Rogers and many other performers.
The Kremlin’s fiercest critic, whose work brought arrests, attacks and a near-fatal poisoning in 2020, had spent months in isolation.