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Gennady Rozhdestvensky, a Leading Russian Conductor, Dies at 87

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, a Leading Russian Conductor, Dies at 87

Gennady Rozhdestvensky at the 1968 London Promenade Concerts or Proms in London.

José Hawilla, 74, Central Figure in Soccer Scandal, Dies

José Hawilla, 74, Central Figure in Soccer Scandal, Dies

José Hawilla in his office in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2011. A newspaper in Rio de Janeiro once called him the “owner of Brazilian soccer.”

Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Representative Thomas Luken, right, in December 1977 with Vice President Walter F. Mondale at a dedication ceremony for a new bus terminal in downtown Cincinnati. Mr. Luken had been the mayor there.

Johann Johannsson, Award-Winning Movie Composer, Dies at 48

Johann Johannsson, Award-Winning Movie Composer, Dies at 48

Johann Johannsson at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif., with the award he received for his score for “The Theory of Everything.”

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in Austin Powers Movies, Dies at 49

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in Austin Powers Movies, Dies at 49

Verne Troyer, left, as Mini-Me and Mike Myers as Dr. Evil in the 1999 comedy “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.”

Harry Anderson, 65, ‘Night Court’ Actor Who Bottled Magic Onscreen and Off, Dies

Harry Anderson, 65, ‘Night Court’ Actor Who Bottled Magic Onscreen and Off, Dies

Harry Anderson in 1988. He was nominated for three Emmys for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC sitcom “Night Court.”

Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After a 1944 Rape, Dies at 97

Recy Taylor, Who Fought for Justice After a 1944 Rape, Dies at 97

Recy Taylor in 2011 in Lafayette Park in Washington after touring the White House.

Rosenda Monteros, Actress in ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ Dies

Rosenda Monteros, Actress in ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ Dies

Rosenda Monteros in “The Magnificent Seven” (1960), directed by John Sturges. She played Petra, the love interest of a gunslinger.

Nancy Tuckerman, 89, Trusted Aide of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies

Nancy Tuckerman, 89, Trusted Aide of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies

Nancy Tuckerman, center, the personal assistant to Jacqueline Onassis, looked on in 1975 in New York as Mrs. Onassis tried her hand at Counterstrike, a board game, based on backgammon, invented by Roger W. Tuckerman, right, Ms. Tuckerman’s brother. At rear was Letitia Baldrige, who had preceded Ms. Tuckerman as social secretary to the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104

Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104

Dovey Johnson Roundtree outside the United States District Court in Washington, about 1985. “As a woman, and as a woman of color in an age when black lawyers had to leave the courthouse to use the bathrooms, she dared to practice before the bar of justice and was unflinching,” the co-author of her memoir said.

Vic Damone, Who Crooned His Way to Postwar Popularity, Dies at 89

Vic Damone, Who Crooned His Way to Postwar Popularity, Dies at 89

Vic Damone during a rehearsal in Columbus, Ohio, in 1978.

Red Schoendienst, Cardinals Star and Oldest Hall of Famer, Dies at 95

Red Schoendienst, Cardinals Star and Oldest Hall of Famer, Dies at 95

Red Schoendienst, who died on Wednesday, was, at 95, the oldest living member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Danny Kirwan, Guitarist in Fleetwood Mac’s Early Years, Dies at 68

Danny Kirwan, Guitarist in Fleetwood Mac’s Early Years, Dies at 68

Fleetwood Mac in Los Angeles in 1969. From left: John McVie, Danny Kirwan, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer.

Elbert Howard, a Founder of the Black Panthers, Dies at 80

Elbert Howard, a Founder of the Black Panthers, Dies at 80

Elbert Howard, one of the six founding members of the Black Panther Party, in 1970.

Manny Ycaza, Hall of Fame Jockey, Is Dead at 80

Manny Ycaza, Hall of Fame Jockey, Is Dead at 80

Manny Ycaza at Aqueduct Racetrack in 1961. He was one of the first Latin American jockeys to succeed in the United States.

Josh Greenfeld, Who Chronicled His Son’s Autism, Dies at 90

Josh Greenfeld, Who Chronicled His Son’s Autism, Dies at 90

Josh Greenfeld in an undated photo. He was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay of “Harry and Tonto” but gained his widest attention as an author.


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