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She was originally a supporter of the uprising that brought her brother to power. But she grew disillusioned, fled the island and went on to work for the C.I.A.
After being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, she continued to go on extreme adventures with her children, including an ascent of the tallest mountain in the Americas.
Born before the outbreak of World War I, she began making albums in the 1990s. She released her latest, “109 Ans de Piano,” this year.
Benjamin Zephaniah, British Poet and Author Who ‘Overturned Ideas of Who a Poet Could Be,’ Dies at 65
He opened the door for future generations of poets of color to use their own voices.
“Woman,” which she hosted, brought frank talk about issues like birth control, pay inequality and homosexuality into millions of homes in the 1970s.
He wrote “Mull of Kintyre” with Paul McCartney and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with the Moody Blues.