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Fernando del Paso, Expansive Mexican Writer, Is Dead at 83
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: "Sad, humbled and proud. It was weird to feel those emotions simultaneously, but that’s what it was like to work on a tribute comic for Stan Lee."
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Jerry Frankel, Prolific Broadway Producer, Is Dead at 88
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As a child, she played the piano for Marian Anderson's guests. Decades later, she bought the musician's house and made it into a museum.
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Balanchine told her she was too tall for ballet. Try modern dance, he suggested.
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Mayra Langdon Riesman, Movie Website Creator, Dies at 64
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Mr. del Paso’s sprawling, maximalist novels were based in history and rife with digressions, allusions and metaphors stacked on metaphors in sentences that could stretch on for a page or more
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Zhores Medvedev, Dissident Scientist Who Felt Moscow’s Boot, Dies at 93
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Aldyr Schlee, Designer of Brazilian Soccer Team’s Iconic Jersey, Dies at 83
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Ramona Ripston, California Civil Liberties Champion, Dies at 91
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Andrew Fitzgerald, Who Saved Men From a Storm-Sundered Ship, Dies at 87
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Mayra Langdon Riesman's enthusiasm for the internet and Hollywood led her in the 1990s to create Film Scouts, a website that covered Cannes and other film festivals, interviewed stars, showed trailers and reviewed new releases
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One afternoon in 1971, the Wall Street lunch crowd thought Isadora Duncan had been reincarnated
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The ‘Secret Origin’ of a Timely Comic Tribute to Stan Lee
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Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75
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NYT Obituaries Nov 19
Andrew Fitzgerald, the last surviving member of a Coast Guard crew that took a lifeboat out into the Atlantic in a raging blizzard in 1952 and rescued 32 of 33 merchant seamen from a tanker that had split in half off Cape Cod, has died at 87
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NYT Obituaries Nov 19
Linda Tarnay, Dancer and Teacher of Generations, Dies at 75
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NYT Obituaries Nov 19
Fernando del Paso, whose baroque novels and other writing won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize in 2015, has died
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NYT Obituaries Nov 19
“He doesn’t consider himself a hero to this day,” Mr. Fitzgerald’s wife, Gloria, who learned of the rescue two years after her marriage, told The Boston Globe in 2014. “He’d say, ‘It was three hours of work that we were supposed to do.’”
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NYT Obituaries Nov 19
“If you don’t have food on the table or a bed to sleep in,” she often said, “the promises we make to people about equity and justice are just illusions.” Ramona Ripston, ACLU leader in Southern California, is dead at 91.
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