Obituaries Related to "Oliver" from New York Times Archive
Bolton, Oliver P
Oliver Jensen, a founder and former editor of American Heritage magazine, died early yesterday morning in Chester, Conn. He was 91 and had lived in Old Saybrook, Conn., for many years. Mr. Jensen died in his sleep at an assisted-living facility, his stepdaughter, Penelope Hargrove, said.
Mr. Moody, a British character actor, flared to prominence in the role of Dickens’s guru of thievery, in the stage and screen adaptation of “Oliver!”.
He shared the 2009 award in economic science for his theories on how business decisions are made, work whose influence reached into various sectors of the economy.
Mr. Oliver’s album covers for the 4AD label were a fitting complement to music by influential alternative bands like Pixies and the Breeders.
His music, a kind of soundtrack to his country’s life in the late 20th century, became its own idiom, called “Tuku music,” after his nickname.
With its plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But critics were divided.
Mr. Knussen was 15 when he led the London Symphony Orchestra in his First Symphony. He matured into a major composer, conductor and mentor.
The author of “The Story of the Blues” and other books, he was a respected British architectural historian better known for his sideline as a student of black music.
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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.