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Lynn Cohen

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Lynn Cohen

Lynn Cohen (August 10, 1933 – February 14, 2020) was an American actress, widely known for diverse roles in film, television and theater — notably the role of Magda (in the HBO series Sex and the City, the 2008 film of the same name, and the 2010 sequel) and the role of Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.[1] Life and career Cohen was born as Lynn Harriette Kay in Kansas City, Missouri, and was Jewish.[2] She began her career appearing on the Off-Broadway productions as of 1970s, receiving Drama League Award and Lucille Lortel Awards nominations.[3] Cohen' first notable film role was in the 1993 comedy Manhattan Murder Mystery. From 1993 to 2006, she played Judge Elizabeth Mizener in the NBC drama series Law & Order, appearing total in 12 episodes. She also guest-starred on NYPD Blue, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and had a recurring role on Damages. From 2000 to 2004, Cohen had a recurring role as Magda in the HBO comedy series, Sex and the City. She

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Caroline Flack

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Caroline Flack

Caroline Louise Flack (9 November 1979 – 15 February 2020) was an English television and radio presenter. She began her career as an actress, starring in Bo' Selecta! (2002) and presented various ITV2 spin-off shows including I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! (2009–2010) and The Xtra Factor (2011–2013). Flack won the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 and the following year began presenting on series such as Love Island and The X Factor, replacing the long-standing presenter Dermot O'Leary on the latter. She left Love Island in December 2019 after being arrested for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend, the tennis player Lewis Burton. On 15 February 2020 Flack died at her home in Northeast London; the media reported her death as a suicide. Early life Caroline Louise Flack was born in the Enfield area of London on 9 November 1979,[1] the youngest of four children born to the Coca-Cola sales representative Ian Flack and his wife Christine (née Callis).[2][3] Shortly after her birth, her

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Garrett Fitzgerald (rugby union)

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Garrett Fitzgerald (rugby union)

Garrett Fitzgerald (died 14 February 2020) was an Irish rugby union player and coach, who was CEO of Munster Rugby between 1999 and 2019. Life Born in Knockraha, County Cork, Fitzgerald attended Christian Brothers College, Cork and won a Munster Schools Rugby Senior Cup during the 1970s. During an 18-year playing career in rugby union, Fitzgerald played in the front-row for University College Cork R.F.C. and Cork Constitution. In a 19-year coaching career, Fitzgerald coached Christian Brothers College to five Munster Schools Senior Cups, as well as working with Irish Universities, Munster under-20s and UCC. Perhaps his most famous achievement as a coach came in 1992, when he coached Munster to a 22–19 victory against then-world champions Australia in Musgrave Park.[1][2] Fitzgerald became Munster's CEO in 1999 and was a driving force behind the province becoming a European powerhouse. He was at the helm for some of the greatest days in the province's history, including their coveted first Heineken Cup succ

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Naeemul Haque

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Naeemul Haque

Naeem ul Haque (11 July 1949 - 15 February 2020) was a Pakistani politician who was the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Political Affairs. He was also co-founder of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and served as its Central Information Secretary and President of PTI Sindh.[1][2][3]He died on 15 February 2020 after battling the disease for 2 years. Death Naeemul Haque was suffering from blood cancer[4] for a long time. During his chemotherapy, he limited his political activities but remained active on Twitter[5]. During the last days of his life, he was admitted to Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). On 15 February 2020, Haque was rushed to Aga Khan University Hospital. He was kept in the intensive care unit (ICU) where he died at the age of 70.[6] He received condolences from across the political spectrum. Prime Minister Imran Khan in his Tweet[7] said he was "devastated" on the death of his "oldest friend". In his Tweet, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Ch

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Sorrel Hays

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Sorrel Hays

Sorrel Hays (August 6, 1941 – February 9, 2020)[1] was an American pianist, composer and artist. Life Hays was born Doris Ernestine Hays was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and in 1985 adopted her grandmother's family name of Sorrel. She studied music with Harold Cadek at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, graduating in 1963. She continued her education for three years studying with Friedrich Wührer and Hedwig Bilgram at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Germany. She then studied with Paul Badura-Skoda and Rudolf Kolisch at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, graduating with a Master of Music degree. After completing her studies, Hays taught at Cornell College in Iowa, and then moved to New York City where she studied with pianist Hilde Somer. In 1971 she won first prize in the Gaudeamus Competition for Interpreters of New Music at Rotterdam, and began an international career as a pianist. She is now known as one of the world's foremost performers of cluster piano music.[2] In 1998 Hays was dir

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Simon Kagugube

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Simon Kagugube

Simon Kagugube (1 January 1956 – 15 February 2020), was a Ugandan lawyer, corporate executive and taxation expert, who served as the Chairman of the board of directors at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Uganda's revenue collection agency.[1] He concurrently served as the Chairman of Monitor Publications in Uganda, and was a member of the board of directors at Nation Media Group, based in Kenya. Simultaneously, he was an executive director at Centenary Bank, a commercial bank in Uganda, and he sat on the bank's board of directors.[2] Background and education He was born in Uganda circa 1955 and attended local elementary and secondary schools and went to the prestigious St. Mary's College Kisubi. He was admitted to Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university, where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree. He went on to obtain a Diploma in Legal practice, from the Law Development Centre. He was then admitted to the Ugandan Bar, as a practicing attorney.[2][3] His degree of Master of Laws

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Yasumasa Kanada

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Yasumasa Kanada

Yasumasa Kanada (金田 康正, Kanada Yasumasa, 1949 – 11 February 2020) was a Japanese computer scientist most known for his numerous world records over the past three decades for calculating digits of π. He set the record 11 of the past 21 times. Kanada was a professor in the Department of Information Science at the University of Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan until 2015. From 2002 until 2009, Kanada held the world record calculating the number of digits in the decimal expansion of pi – exactly 1.2411 trillion digits.[1] The calculation took more than 600 hours on 64 nodes of a HITACHI SR8000/MPP supercomputer. Some of his competitors in recent years include Jonathan and Peter Borwein and the Chudnovsky brothers. See also Chronology of computation of π References Mcavoy, Audrey (2002-12-06). "Professor breaks own record -- for thrill of pi". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Associated Press. Retrieved 2016-01-16. External links Kanada's Home Page Works by Yasumasa Kanada at Project Gutenberg

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Ai Kidosaki

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Ai Kidosaki

Ai Kidosaki (城戸崎 愛, Kidosaki Ai, 1 July 1925 – 13 February 2020) was a Japanese author and chef best known for her career on the Kyō no Ryōri cooking programme. Biography Ai Kidosaki was born on 1 July 1925[1] in Kobe and was educated at the Tokyo Kasei-Gakuin University cooking school and Le Cordon Bleu in Paris,[2] the latter where her husband was appointed.[3] She was diagnosed with uterine cancer and received treatment to cure the disease while she was thirty years old. After her discharge from the hospital, she taught cooking to hospital employees, leading her to start a career as a chef.[2] In 1971,[3] she made her first appearance in Kyō no Ryōri, a cooking show that airs on NHK.[4] During her career, Kidosaki, who later received the nickname Love-obasan (ラブおばさん), was a prominent contributor to culinary culture with her recipes, and as a culinary researcher, wrote several books stressing the importance of home cooking.[3][4][5] She also introduced people to home cooking and sweets in several magazin

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Md. Rahamat Ali

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Md. Rahamat Ali

Md. Rahamat Ali (16 September 1945 – 16 February 2020) was a Bangladesh Awami League politician and lawyer who was elected as a member of the Jatiya Sangsad from Gazipur-1 and Gazipur-3. He was the state minister of Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives. His daughter Rumana Ali is a member of the Jatiya Sangsad.[1] Early life Ali was born on 16 September 1945. He had a Master of Arts and a law degree.[2] Career Ali was elected as a member of the Jatiya Sangsad from Gazipur-1 in 1991, 1996 and 2001.[3][4][5] Later, he was elected as a member of the Jatiya Sangsad from Gazipur-3 in 2008 and 2014.[6][7] He also served as the state minister of Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives from 1999 to 2001.[8] He was the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives as well.[9] Death Ali died on 16 February 2020 at Square Hospital in Dhaka at the age of 74.[1][10][11] References "আ.লী

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Graeme Allwright

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Graeme Allwright

Graeme Allwright (7 November 1926 – 16 February 2020) was a New Zealand-born French singer and songwriter. He became popular in the 1960s and 1970s as a French language interpreter of the songs of American and Canadian songwriters such as Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, and Pete Seeger, and remained active into his nineties. Life and career Born in Wellington, New Zealand, he grew up in Hawera before attending Wellington College. While growing up he heard jazz and American folk songs on radio broadcasts for US troops stationed at Paekakariki and Titahi Bay, and sang with his family at local fairs. He started acting in Wellington at the age of 15, and won a scholarship to attend the Old Vic theatre school in London. He travelled to England by ship, working as a cabin boy to pay his way, and began training and working as an actor in London. He was offered a place at the Royal Shakespeare Company but turned it down so as to move to France in 1948 with his girlfriend Catherine Dasté, a fellow theatre student who was

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Shehnaz Ansari

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Shehnaz Ansari

Shahnaz Ansari (10 January 1970 – 15 February 2020) was a Pakistani politician who was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh from June 2013 until her death. Early life and education She was born on 10 January 1970 in Naushahro Feroze.[1] She earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the Shah Abdul Latif University.[1] Political career She was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as a candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on a reserved seat for women in the 2013 Pakistani general election,[2][3] and re-elected in the 2018 general election.[4] Death On 15 February 2020, while Ansari was in Dil Murad Khokhar village, Naushehro Feroze District, she was attacked and received six bullets to the chest. She was taken to the Peoples Medical College Hospital but died due to her injuries while on the way.[5][6] References "Welcome to the Website of Provincial Assembly of Sindh". www.pas.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 27 August 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2018. "PML-N secures maxim

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Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

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Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson (1962) Pearl Lavinia Carr (2 November 1921 – 16 February 2020)[1] and Edward Victor "Teddy" Johnson (4 September 1919[2] – 6 June 2018) were an English husband-and-wife team of entertainers, popular during the 1950s and early 1960s.[3] Early days Carr was born in Exmouth, Devon, and Johnson was born in Surbiton, Surrey. They were both successful solo singers before their marriage in 1955. Carr had been lead singer with the Keynotes,[3] who had two British hits in 1956 with Dave King: "Memories Are Made of This" (No. 5) and "You Can't Be True To Two" (No. 11).[4] She was also a popular radio singer and comedian on Bernard Braden's Bedtime With Braden radio show.[5] Johnson had led his own teenage band, was a professional drummer and a recording artist for Columbia in the early 1950s. He was also a DJ on Radio Luxembourg[3] and later on BBC Radio 2, and had appeared in television shows such as the BBC's children's Crackerjack. Joint success Carr and Johnson were frequently on

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Duan Zhengcheng

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Duan Zhengcheng

Duan Zhengcheng (Chinese: 段正澄; pinyin: Duàn Zhèngchéng; 15 June 1934 – 15 February 2020) was a Chinese engineer specializing in machinery manufacturing and automation. He was an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and served as a professor and doctoral supervisor at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology.[1] Biography Duan was born in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, on 15 June 1934. After graduating from high school in 1953, he studied, then taught, at what is now Huazhong University of Science and Technology. On 15 February 2020, he died of 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease in Wuhan, Hubei, aged 85.[1][2][3] Contribution In 1996, he discovered the OUR-QGD stereotactic gamma ray system, which won him a State Science and Technology Progress Award (Second Class) in 2005.[1] Honours and awards 2003 State Science and Technology Progress Award (Second Class) 2005 State Science and Technology Progress Award (Second Class) 2008 State Science and Technology Progress Award (Second Class)

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Habul Chakraborty

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Habul Chakraborty

Habul Chakraborty (1 February 1960 – 16 February 2020) was an Indian businessman and politician from Assam belonging to Indian National Congress. He was a legislator of the Assam Legislative Assembly. Biography Chakraborty was born on 1 February 1960 at Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur to Dilip Kumar Chakraborty and Chhaya Rani Chakraborty.[1] He was elected as a member of the Assam Legislative Assembly from Dhekiajuli in 2011.[2] Chakraborty was married to Rupali Chakraborty on 2 May 1993.[1] They had one son and one daughter. Chakraborty died on 16 February 2020 at Tezpur Medical College and Hospital at the age of 60.[3][4] References "SHRI HABUL CHAKRABORTY". Assam Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 16 February 2020. "Members 2011-2016". Assam Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 4 February 2020. "Assam Congress leader passes away". NE Now. 16 February 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2020. "প্রয়াত প্রাক্তন বিধায়ক বরিষ্ঠ কংগ্রেস নেতা হাবুল চক্রবর্তী". Jugasankha (in Bengali). 16 February 2020. Retrieved 16 Fe

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Gilbert Belin

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Gilbert Belin

Gilbert Belin (22 October 1927 – 14 February 2020) was a French politician and sculptor.[1] Biography Belin enrolled in the École supérieure d'art de Clermont Métropole in 1940,[2] at the time when it was headed by Louis Dussour, and its faculty included Valentin Vigneron and Alfred Thesonnier. He joined the French Ministry of National Education in 1949 and became a professor of plastic art in Brassac-les-Mines and Saint-Éloy-les-Mines. After Gustave Gournier's departure from the École supérieure d'art de Clermont Métropole, Belin gave lectures there in the 1980s. Belin was a member of the Société des Artistes d'Auvergne while leading art workshops and participating in local exhibitions with the organization. Belin began his political career in the 1970s, with his election into the Canton of Jumeaux. He would be re-elected in every attempt until his retirement from politics in 2001. He also served five terms as mayor of Brassac-les-Mines from 1971 to 2001. He served as a Senator for Puy-de-Dôme from 1974

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Tony Fernández

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Tony Fernández

Octavio Antonio Fernández Castro (June 30, 1962 – February 16, 2020), better known as Tony Fernández, was a Dominican baseball shortstop who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for seven teams, most notably the Toronto Blue Jays. Fernández was known for his defensive skills, setting a nine-year record for shortstops with a .992 fielding percentage in 1989,[1] while still holding the single-season fielding percentage record for third basemen with .991 in 1994.[2] Early life Fernández was born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, of Haitian descent.[3][4] He was first scouted by the Toronto Blue Jays' Latin America scout Epy Guerrero[5] and was signed as an undrafted free agent in 1979.[6] Career Promoted to the Blue Jays in 1983,[7] Fernández became the team's full-time shortstop in 1985,[1] and contributed significantly to the team winning its first division title that year. Fernández continued to star for the Jays for several years afterwards. His 213 hits in 1986 were, at the time, a majo

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A. E. Hotchner

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A. E. Hotchner

Aaron Edward Hotchner (June 28, 1917[note 1] – February 15, 2020) was an American editor, novelist, playwright, and biographer.[7] He wrote many television screenplays as well as a biography of Ernest Hemingway. He co-founded the charity food company Newman's Own with actor Paul Newman.[8] Early life Hotchner was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Tillie[9] (née Rossman), a synagogue/Sunday school administrator, and Samuel Hotchner, a jeweler.[5][10] His family was Jewish.[11] He attended Soldan High School. In 1940, he graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with degrees in both history (A.B.) and law (J.D.).[12] He was admitted to the Missouri State Bar in 1941, and briefly practiced law in St. Louis in 1941–42. After the United States entered World War II following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, he served from 1942-1945 in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a journalist, attaining the rank of major. When the war was over, he decided to forgo his law practice to pursue a career in writing. Literary

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Robert Hermann (mathematician)

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Robert Hermann (mathematician)

Robert C. Hermann (April 28, 1931 – February 10, 2020) was an American mathematician and mathematical physicist. In the 1960s Hermann worked on elementary particle physics and quantum field theory, and published books which revealed the interconnections between vector bundles on Riemannian manifolds and gauge theory in physics, before these interconnections became "common knowledge" among physicists in the 1970s. Biography Born in Brooklyn, Hermann studied in Paris and at Princeton University, where he attended lectures by Charles Ehresmann and where in 1955 under Donald Spencer he received his PhD with thesis The Differential geometry of homogeneous spaces. He taught at Rutgers University, which he left in 1975 and then did research primarily with financial support from the Ames Research Center of NASA.[1] In the academic year 1969/1970 he was at the Institute for Advanced Study. Following the French school of Élie Cartan, Hermann published numerous books on differential geometry and Lie group theory and

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Hubert Boulard

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Hubert Boulard

Hubert Boulard (21 January 1971 – 12 February 2020) was a French comics writer and colorist.[1] Biography Boulard attended the École régionale des beaux-arts d'Angers, and began writing comics in the 1990s, after befriending Yoann, who had encouraged him to start in the field of comics.[2] As an illustrator, he worked with authors such as Éric Omond, Yoann, Eric Corbeyran, Richard Malka, Paul Gillon, David Beauchard, and Jason. At the same time, Boulard wrote comic scripts, starting in 2002 with the publication of Legs de l'alchimiste with Hervé Tanquerelle and Yeux Verts with Zanzim.[3] He produced Miss Pas Touche in 2006, illustrated by Kerascoët and published by Dargaud, which sold 30,000 as of 2017.[4] Since then, Boulard has worked with Étienne Le Roux, Marie Caillou,[5][6] Virginie Augustin,[7] with whom he won the 2017 Prix Diagonale for best album.[8] With Bertrand Gatignol, he created Les Ogres-Dieux, which won best comic series at the 2019 Lucca Comics & Games Conference in Italy.[9] Boular

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AKM Jahangir Khan

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AKM Jahangir Khan

AKM Jahangir Khan (21 April 1939 – 15 February 2020) was a Bangladeshi film producer who produced 43 films.[1][2][3] He was known by the name of "Movie Mughal". Biography Jahangir Khan was born on 21 April 1939 in Chouddagram of Comilla.[4] He completed matriculation from Dhaka Collegiate School.[5] Later, he completed higher secondary and post graduate studies from Jagannath College in 1960 and 1962 respectively.[4] Jahangir Khan produced films under the banner of his own production company named Alamgir Pictures.[2] He produced films like Noyonmoni, Ki Je Kori, Simana Periye, Chandranath and Shuvoda. Noyonmoni won National Film Awards in two categories, Ki Je Kori won National Film Awards in one category, Simana Periye won National Film Awards in four categories, Chandranath won National Film Awards in four categories and Shuvoda won National Film Awards in thirteen categories.[6] He was given the title "Movie Mughal" by Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury in 1978.[7][8] His last film Rongin Noyonmoni was released in

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Ronne Arnold

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Ronne Arnold

Ronne Arnold (1938/39 – 13 February 2020) was an American-born Australian dancer, singer and actor. Arnold was born in Philadelphia but was unsure of his year of birth. He was trained in jazz traditions by his family, and his first dance teacher, Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck, taught him American modern dance styles at the Philadelphia Dance Academy.[1] In 1959, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music majoring in dance from the University of the Arts.[2] In 1960, Arnold joined the touring cast of West Side Story in Australia, and before he returned to the United States, he was offered a role in The Most Happy Fella, and remained in Australia permanently. He became a renowned teacher of jazz and modern dance, and choreographed dance sequences for Sydney's Chequers nightclub. He was founder and artistic director of the Contemporary Dance Company of Australia from 1967 to 1972, and academic course director at the National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association from 1986 to 2003. After completing a mas

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Owen Bieber

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Owen Bieber

Owen Frederick Bieber ([1] December 28, 1929 – February 17, 2020) was an American labor union activist. He was president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) from 1983 to 1995. Born in Michigan, Bieber joined the McInerney Spring and Wire Company, an automotive parts supplier in Grand Rapids, after finishing high school. His father was also employed at the company, and had co-founded a UAW local there. Bieber himself became active within the local, rising from shop steward to its president between 1949 and 1956. In 1961 he became a part-time union organizer for the UAW's international union and retired as president of the local a year later, to work full-time for the international UAW. In 1980 he was elected as the head of the UAW's General Motors Department. After a hotly contested election in 1983, he was chosen to head the union in October of that year. His time as president of the union was marked by support of several political causes, including the boycott against South African apartheid and opposition to

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Joan Armengol

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Joan Armengol

Joan Armengol i Pal (died 16 February 2020) was an Andorran attorney and politician, Mayor (Cònsol Major) of Andorra la Vella between 1970 and 1971. During his term, he oversaw the population growth and the modernization of the city and was president of the local elections of 1971, when the first women could vote.[1][2] Born in Andorra la Vella, he died on 16 February 2020 at the age of 97. His siblings, Ton and Lídia Armengol i Vila were also politicians.[3] His funeral was held on 18 February.[4] References Mor Joan Armengol, cònsol major d'Andorra la Vella els anys 1970 i 1971 (in Catalan) Mor Joan Armengol, cònsol major d'Andorra la Vella els anys 1970 i 1971 (in Catalan) Mor l’excònsol de la capital i pare de Lídia Armengol, Joan Armengol Pal (in Catalan) Unes cent persones en l'últim adeu a Joan Armengol (in Catalan)

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David Clewell

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David Clewell

David Clewell (February 11, 1955 – February 15, 2020)[1] was an American poet and creative writing instructor at Webster University. From 2010–2012, he served as the Poet Laureate of Missouri. Life Clewell was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1955[2][3] and attended Highland Park High School, in nearby Highland Park, where he first developed an interest in poetry.[4] He graduated from University of Wisconsin with a B.A. in English.[5] In 1979, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri and earned an M.F.A. in writing from Washington University.[3] In 1985, Clewell began teaching in the English Department at Webster University.[3][6] A year later, he started the Webster University Visiting Writers Series, which he still coordinated until his death.[5] As an instructor at Webster University, Clewell taught courses on 19th- and 20th-century literature, as well as poetry workshops and seminars. In 2010, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon noted that Clewell "has a unique perspective on contemporary American life and the char

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Mykola Bondar

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Mykola Bondar

Mykola (Nikolai) Serhiyovych Bondar (Ukrainian: Микола Сергійович Бондарь;22 May 1990 – 15 February 2020[2])[3] was a Ukrainian competitive figure skater. He competed in the final segment at two World Junior Championships, achieving his best result, 11th, in 2009. He has worked as a skating coach in Kiev.[4] Programs Season Short program Free skating 2008–2009 [3] Requiem for a Dream by Clint Mansell Spanish medley 2007–2008 [5] Passion by Peter Gabriel Alexander by Vangelis 2005–2006 [6] 1492: Conquest of Paradise by Vangelis 2003–2004 [7] Waltz by Johann Strauss Dragonheart by Randy Edelman Competitive highlights JGP: Junior Grand Prix International[8] Event 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10 Nepela Memorial 11th International: Junior[8] Junior Worlds 14th 11th JGP Austria 10th JGP France 13th JGP Germany 5th JGP Norway 9th JGP Poland 14

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Miguel Cordero del Campillo

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Miguel Cordero del Campillo

Miguel Cordero del Campillo (died 12 February 2020) was a Spanish veterinarian and politician who served as a Senator and as rector of the University of León.[1] References "Muere Miguel Cordero del Campillo, alma mater veterinaria de la Universidad, a los 95 años - ILEÓN.COM". ileon. 12 February 2020.

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Eamonn Boyce

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Eamonn Boyce

Eamonn Boyce (1925 – 5 February 2020) was an Irish volunteer of the Irish Republican Army. He was considered among the leading young activists in the organisation in the early 1950s along with Charlie Murphy, Robert Russell, Tom Mitchell, Ruairí Ó Brádaigh and Joe Christie. He and Murphy were responsible for the successful raid on a British military barracks in Armagh in the summer of 1954.[1] He was later captured leading an IRA arms raid on the military barracks in Omagh, County Tyrone, on 17 October 1954, for which he was sentenced to twelve years' penal servitude in Belfast Gaol. In spite of the raid's failure, the resulting publicity surrounding Boyce's trial brought considerable recruits and funding for the organisation. Forty years following his release, Boyce's prison diaries were published as The Insider: The Belfast Prison Diaries of Eamonn Boyce, 1956–1962 detailing daily life inside the infamous prison during the Border Campaign. Biography Early life and IRA activity Born in Dublin in 1925, Eam

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Harry Gregg

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Harry Gregg

Henry Gregg, OBE (27 October 1932 – 16 February 2020) was a Northern Irish professional footballer and manager. A goalkeeper, he played for Manchester United during the reign of Sir Matt Busby, with a total of 247 appearances for the club. He was a survivor of the Munich air disaster in 1958. Gregg also played for Doncaster Rovers and Stoke City, as well as making 25 appearances for the Northern Ireland national team between 1954 and 1963, including at the 1958 FIFA World Cup. He later went into management with Carlisle United, Crewe Alexandra, Shrewsbury Town and Swansea City. Club career Gregg (back row, fourth left) with the Manchester United team in Rotterdam in 1963 Gregg was born in Magherafelt, County Londonderry. While working as an apprentice joiner, he started his football career with Windsor Park Swifts, the reserve team of Linfield, before signing for his local club, Coleraine. At the age of 18, he earned a move across the Irish Sea to Doncaster Rovers.[2] In December 1957, he transferred to

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Virgil C. Dechant

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Virgil C. Dechant

Virgil C. Dechant GCPO GCSG KHS (September 24, 1930 – February 15, 2020) was the twelfth Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, a position he held from January 21, 1977, to September 30, 2000.[1] Biography Dechant was born September 24, 1930, in Antonino, Ellis County, Kansas, and lived in Leawood, Kansas. His ancestors were German-Russians from the Mariental region. He and his wife Ann L. Dechant had four children and 12 grandchildren. Dechant served as the vice president of the Vatican Bank, a Gentleman of His Holiness, and a Councillor on the State Council for Vatican City. He had the honor of escorting President George W. Bush to the funeral of Pope John Paul II.[2] Dechant stepped down as Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on September 30, 2000 at the age of seventy after serving the longest term ever by a Supreme Knight. He was succeeded by Carl A. Anderson.[3] Dechant died on February 15, 2020 at the age of 89.[4][5] Distinctions Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Pope Pius IX Kn

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Jim Cullinan

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Jim Cullinan

James Cullinan (1942 – 11 February 2020) was an Irish hurler who played for Clare Senior Championship clubs Newmarket-on-Fergus and Éire Óg. He played for the Clare senior hurling team for 15 seasons, during which time he usually lined out as a centre-back.[1] References McMahon, Pádraic (13 February 2020). "'Clare's greatest hurler' Puddin Cullinan to be laid to rest". The Clare Echo. Retrieved 17 February 2020.

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Loek Hollander

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Loek Hollander

Loek Hollander (20 May 1938 - 16 February 2020) was a prominent Dutch karate practitioner. He began training Kyokushin Karate in 1962.[1] Hollander earned his 1st dan ranking in 1965. Hollander was the fourth person ever to complete the 100-man kumite in 1967. Shihan Loek Hollander died on the morning of February 16th 2020. After Sosai Masutatsu Oyama's death, new director Shokei Matsui appointed Hollander to be a regional representative for the European and African nations. In 1999, Matsui honored Hollander with the rank of 8th dan,[2] making him one of the highest-ranking members of the IKO Kyokushinkaikan. Hollander was the International Committee Member for Europe and Africa within the IKO led by Shokei Matsui, until August 13, 2010, when he resigned from the organization in protest. In 2014 Loek Hollander was officially inducted into the CBME's National Hall of Fame for the Martial arts. He then headed the Kyokushin World Federation and was ranked 10 Dan.[3] References Shihan Loek Hollander Archive

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Erickson Le Zulu

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Erickson Le Zulu

Erickson Le Zulu, stage name of Éric Bosiki (1978 – 16 February 2020) was an Ivorian disc jockey and singer.[1] Biography Le Zulu began singing at age 9 at his church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, while he began DJing in Ivory Coast. In 2006, Le Zulu won Male Performer of the Year at the RTI Music Awards in Ivory Coast. Le Zulu was hospitalized as a result of Hepatitis B and cirrhosis of the liver, and died in Paris on 16 February 2020 at the age of 41.[2] Discography Ouragan Suzanna (2003) Gloire (2007) Nouvelle Génération La main de Dieu[3] References "Décès en France de Erickson le Zulu, l'ex star du Coupé décalé". Afrique Sur 7 (in French). 16 February 2020. "France: Erickson le Zulu lutte contre la mort". Abidjan Show (in French). 16 February 2020. "Erickson Le Zoulou". Discogs.

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Aleksandr Titovich Golubev

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Aleksandr Titovich Golubev

Aleksandr Titovich Golubev (Russian: Александр Титович Голубев; 9 February 1936 – 8 February 2020) was a Soviet and later Russian intelligence officer who held a number of posts in the KGB and the Foreign Intelligence Service, reaching the rank of general-lieutenant. Born into a peasant family in the Byelorussian SFSR, Golubev grew up during the war years, and spent his early career in the navy, and combining working as a machinist with political activity with the Komsomol. He joined the KGB in 1959 and studied English and Farsi, graduating from domestic intelligence work to foreign intelligence as part of the First Chief Directorate. Golubev developed particular expertise in Afghani affairs, and had a role in planning and then carrying out Operation Storm-333, the overthrow of incumbent Afghan president Hafizullah Amin in 1979. As part of the operation Golubev commanded a detachment of Spetsnaz troops during the military assault on Amin's headquarters at the Tajbeg Palace. He then served for a time as KGB r

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Jason Davis (actor, born 1984)

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Jason Davis (actor, born 1984)

Jason Davis (October 14, 1984 – February 16, 2020) was an American actor, best known for his role as the voice of Mikey Blumberg from the animated television series Recess. Early life Jason Davis was the son of Turkish-American immigrant and wine grower Nebil Zarif[2][3][4][5] and Jewish-American Nancy Davis, daughter of industrialist and billionaire Marvin Davis and Barbara Davis. He has two brothers: Brandon Davis and Alexander Davis[6] and two half-sisters, Isabella and Mariella Rickel from his mother's second marriage to Ken Rickel.[7] Career He appeared on Millionaire Matchmaker and Jessabelle.[8] He was a cast member on the fourth season of VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, which documented his treatment for substance abuse.[9] Legal troubles Davis was arrested on January 28, 2011 in Newport Beach, California for possession of a controlled substance.[10] Death Davis died in Los Angeles on February 16, 2020, at age 35.[11] Selected Filmography Roseanne (1993–1995) - Obnoxious Vampire Kid

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Antonia Gransden

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Antonia Gransden

Antonia Gransden, English historian and medievalist, was Reader in Medieval History at the University of Nottingham. She was author of a number of works in medieval historiography, most notably the large two volume study Historical Writing in England. She was born Antonia Morland. Educated at Dartington Hall and Somerville College, Oxford, she married Ken Gransden in 1957. They had two daughters and the marriage was dissolved in 1977.[1] She died on 18 January 2020 at the age of 91.[2] Select bibliography (ed.) The Letter-Book of William of Hoo: Sacrist of Bury St Edmunds, 1280–1294 (Ipswich: Suffolk Records Society, 1963) (ed. & trans.) The Chronicle of Bury St Edmunds 1212–1301 (London; Edinburgh: Nelson, 1964) (ed.) The Customary of the Benedictine Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk: (from Harleian MS. 1005 in the British Museum) (Henry Bradshaw Society, 1973) Historical Writing in England, c.550 to c.1307 (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974) Historical Writing in England. 2, c.1307 t

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Robert B. Jordan

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Robert B. Jordan

Robert Byrd Jordan III (October 11, 1932[1] – February 16, 2020) was an American politician who served as the 29th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina for one term (1985–1989) under Governor James G. Martin and who unsuccessfully ran for Governor of North Carolina in 1988. Jordan, a native of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, graduated from North Carolina State University in 1954 with honors in forestry.[2] Prior to being elected lieutenant governor, Jordan ran his family's lumber company and served in the North Carolina Senate as a Democrat from 1976-84. In 1984, he defeated state House Speaker Carl J. Stewart, Jr. in a hard-fought Democratic primary, then defeated Republican John H. Carrington in the general election to become North Carolina's 29th lieutenant governor. He easily won the 1988 gubernatorial nomination but lost the general election to incumbent James G. Martin. An advocate of education, Jordan has served on the North Carolina Board of Education, the state Board of Community Colleges, and the

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Barry Hulshoff

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Barry Hulshoff

Bernardus Adriaan “Barry” Hulshoff (30 September 1946 – 16 February 2020) was a Dutch footballer who played for Ajax Amsterdam and was part of their European Cup victories in 1971, 1972 and 1973. He earned 14 caps for the Netherlands national football team.[1] After his playing career, he coached Ajax for one season and then a number of Belgian football teams.[2] Honours Ajax[3] Eredivisie: 1965–66, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1972–73 KNVB Cup: 1966–67, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72 European Cup: 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73 European Super Cup: 1972, 1973 Intercontinental Cup: 1972 References "Barry Hulshoff". voetbalstats.nl. Retrieved 17 February 2020. http://www.dhnet.be/dhjournal/archives_det.phtml?id=143726 "BOud-Ajacied Barry Hulshoff (73) overleden". ajax.nl. Retrieved 17 February 2020. External links Profile at AFC Ajax at the Wayback Machine (archived 19 February 2009) Barry Hulshoff at WorldFootball.net

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A. K. M. Jahangir Khan

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A. K. M. Jahangir Khan

A. K. M. Jahangir Khan (21 April 1939 – 15 February 2020) was a Bangladeshi film producer who produced 43 films.[1][2][3] He was known by the name of "Movie Mughal". Biography Khan was born on 21 April 1939 in Chouddagram of Comilla.[4] He completed matriculation from Dhaka Collegiate School.[5] Later, he completed higher secondary and post graduate studies from Jagannath College in 1960 and 1962 respectively.[4] Khan produced films under the banner of his own production company named Alamgir Pictures.[2] He produced films like Noyonmoni, Ki Je Kori, Simana Periye, Chandranath and Shuvoda. Noyonmoni won National Film Awards in two categories, Ki Je Kori won National Film Awards in one category, Simana Periye won National Film Awards in four categories, Chandranath won National Film Awards in four categories and Shuvoda won National Film Awards in thirteen categories.[6] He was given the title "Movie Mughal" by Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury in 1978.[7][8] His last film Rongin Noyonmoni was released in 1998.[5] Kha

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Flavio Bucci

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Flavio Bucci

Flavio Bucci (25 May 1947 – 18 February 2020) was an Italian actor.[1] He began appearing in film and television in 1971. He is known for playing Daniel, the blind pianist, in Dario Argento's Suspiria,[1] and the thuggish Blackie in Aldo Lado's 1975 Night Train Murders.[1] On 18 February 2020, Bucci died of a heart attack in Passoscuro, at the age of 72.[2] Selected filmography The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971) Lover of the Great Bear (1971) Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973) Night Train Murders (1975) Suspiria (1977) Dove volano i corvi d'argento (1977) Closed Circuit (1978) To Love the Damned (1980) Il Marchese del Grillo (1981) The Homeless One (1981) The Magic Mountain (1982) Dream of a Summer Night (1983) The Incinerator (1984) La donna delle meraviglie (1985) The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal (1985) Il Divo (2008) References The New York Times "E' morto Flavio Bucci" (in Italian). Rai News24. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2020. External lin

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Alwin Brück

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Alwin Brück

Alwin Brück (23 September 1931 – 14 February 2020) was a German politician who was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (DSP).[1] He was Parliamentary Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development from 1974 to 1982. Biography In 1947, Brück joined the Socialist Youth of Germany – Falcons. He was regional president of the Falcons in Saarland from 1956 to 1967. He volunteered at Saar-Volksstimme from 1949 to 1951, and then worked as an editorial consultant until 1953. In 1955, he began working at Saarbrücker Allgemeine Zeitung, where he became an assistant editor. In 1952, Brück assisted in the foundation of the DSP, which did not reach Saarland until 1955.[2] In 1960, he became a member of the executive committee of the DSP in Saarland. From 1960 to 1973, Brück served as a member of the municipal council of his hometown, Heusweiler. From 1965 to 1990, he was a member of the Bundestag. In the Bundestag, he was President of the Economic Cooperation Committee from 1969

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Kishori Ballal

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Kishori Ballal

Kishori Ballal (died February 18, 2020) was an Indian actress who was known for her works in Kannada cinema.[1] The actress made her debut in 1960 with Ivalentha Hendthi and since then in a career spanning over 15 years, she has appeared in 72 films and along the way has worked with some of the most renowned directors and stalwart actors. Apart from Kannada film, the actress has also worked in Hindi films most notably as the caretaker of Shah Rukh Khan in the critically acclaimed Swades.[1] Her 2016 release includes Mahaveera Machideva and Aasra. Television roles include the matriarch in long running serial Amruthavarshini.[2] She died on 18 February 2020.[3][4] Filmography 2016 Kahi (as ajji) 2016 Aasra (second billing)[5] 2016 Naani (as Kishori Balal) 2015 Ring Road Grand Mother (as Kishori Balal) 2015 Carry On Maratha (as Kishori Balal) 2015 Bombay Mittai (as Kishori Balal)[6] 2014 Aakramana 2013 Galaate (as Kishori Balal) 2012 Aiyyaa as Surya's mother 2012 Bangarda Kural[7] 2011 Kempe G

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José Bonaparte

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José Bonaparte

José Fernando Bonaparte (14 June 1928 – 18 February 2020) was an Argentine paleontologist who discovered a plethora of South American dinosaurs and mentored a new generation of Argentine paleontologists like Rodolfo Coria. One of the best known Argentine paleontologists,[1] he has been described by paleontologist Peter Dodson, "almost singlehandedly... responsible for Argentina becoming the sixth country in the world in kinds of dinosaurs".[2] Biography Bonaparte was the son of an Italian sailor, with no close connection to the Napoleon Bonaparte family. He was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, and grew up in Mercedes, Buenos Aires. Despite a lack of formal training in paleontology, he started collecting fossils with many friends at an early age, and created a museum in their home town. He later became the curator of the National University of Tucumán, where he was named Doctor Honoris causa[3] in 1976, and then in the late 1970s became a senior scientist at the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales in

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Clyde Davenport

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Clyde Davenport

Clyde Thomas Davenport (October 21, 1921 – February 16, 2020) was an American old-time fiddler and banjo player from Monticello, Kentucky.[2][3] Davenport was a recipient of a 1992 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States government's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.[4] He died in February 2020 at the age of 98.[5] References Govenar, Alan (2001). "Clyde Davenport: Anglo-American Appalachian Fiddler". Masters of Traditional Arts: A Biographical Dictionary. vol. 1 (A-J). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio. pp. 152–154. ISBN 1576072401. OCLC 47644303. Jeff Titon (November 1991). "Clyde Davenport". Brown University. Retrieved March 11, 2010. Jeff Titon (June 5, 2008). "Notes: Clyde Davenport". Field Recorders' Collective. Archived from the original on May 12, 2008. Retrieved November 27, 2017. "NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1992". Arts.gov. National Endowment for the Arts. Retrieved November 23, 2017. "Obituary for Clyde

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Maurice Byblow

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Maurice Byblow

Maurice John Byblow (June 23, 1946 – February 11, 2020) was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Faro in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1978 to 1985 and from 1989 to 1996.[1] Originally elected as an independent, Byblow joined the Yukon New Democratic Party caucus on September 16, 1981. He retired in 1985, and was succeeded by Jim McLachlan. He was re-elected to the legislature in the 1989 election, and served until 1992. He later served as an executive assistant to NDP leader Piers McDonald, and both were implicated in a conflict of interest scandal,[2] although both McDonald and Byblow were eventually cleared. After retiring from politics, Byblow purchased the Capital Hotel in downtown Whitehorse in 1997, and worked as a hotelier until selling the hotel in early 2008.[3] Byblow died on February 11, 2020.[4][5] Electoral record 1978 Yukon general election[6] Party Candidate Votes % ±   Independent Maurice Byblow 361 60.1% –   NDP Stuart McCall 231

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Shlomo Eckstein

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Shlomo Eckstein

Shlomo Raber Eckstein (שלמה אקשטיין)(1929-2020) was an Israeli economist, and President of Bar-Ilan University.[1][2] Biography Eckstein was born in Wiesbaden, Germany.[1][3][4] His family emigrated from Germany before World War II to Mexico, which is where he was raised.[4] He earned a degree in Economics at the National University of Mexico in 1957, and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1964.[1][4] His 1963 dissertation was on "Collective Farming In Mexico."[1] Later, he made aliyah to Israel, becoming an Israeli citizen, and became a professor of Economics and founded the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University in 1960.[5][4] He was Chairman of the Department from 1961 to 1965, and from 1968 to 1971.[6] He was the Rector at the university from 1978 to 1982.[6] He was the university’s President from 1992 to 1996, succeeding Zvi Arad and followed by Moshe Kaveh.[4][6][7] References Association, American Economic (1969). Directory of Members – via Google Books. Congress

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Robert H. Dyson

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Robert H. Dyson

Robert H. Dyson, Jr. (1927 – February 15, 2020)[1] was an American archaeologist and former director of the Penn Museum (1982–1994). He was best known for directing excavations at Teppe Hasanlu between 1956 and 1977.[1][2] Education and career Dyson was born in York, Pennsylvania, in 1927, and received his PhD from Harvard University in 1966.[1][2] He joined the University of Pennsylvania as an associate professor of anthropology and associate curator of the Near East section of the Penn Museum.[3] He served as the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences from 1979 to 1982 and was the director of the Penn Museum from 1982 to 1994.[1] He retired from Pennsylvania as a professor emeritus in 1995.[1] Dyson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1971[4] and served as the president of the Archaeological Institute of America.[1] After his retirement from Pennsylvania, a Robert H. Dyson chair was endowed at the Department of Anthropology and Near East section of the Penn Museum in his honor.[1][5] See also Gol

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Jon Christensen

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Jon Christensen

Jon Christensen in Aarhus Denmark 2015 Jon Ivar Christensen (20 March 1943 – 18 February 2020[1]) was a Norwegian jazz drummer. He was married to actress, minister, and theater director Ellen Horn,[2][3] and was the father of singer and actress Emilie Stoesen Christensen.[4] Career In the late 1960s Christensen played alongside Jan Garbarek on several recordings by the composer George Russell. He also was a central participant in the Jazz band, Masqualero, with Arild Andersen, and they reappeared in 2003 for his 60th anniversary.[5] He appears on many recordings on the ECM label with such artists as Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal, Bobo Stenson, Eberhard Weber, Ralph Towner, Barre Phillips, Arild Andersen, Enrico Rava, John Abercrombie, Michael Mantler, Miroslav Vitous, Rainer Brüninghaus, Charles Lloyd, Dino Saluzzi and Tomasz Stanko.[6] He, along with Jan Garbarek and Palle Danielsson, was a member of the legendary Keith Jarrett "European Quartet" of the 1970s which produced five excellent jazz

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Ja'Net DuBois

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Ja'Net DuBois

Jeannette Dubois[3] (August 5, 1932[4], 1938[5][6] or 1945[7][8] (sources differ) – February 17, 2020[9][1]), known professionally as Ja'Net DuBois,[10][11] Ja'net DuBois,[8] and Ja'Net Du Bois[5][3][n 1] , was an American actress, singer–songwriter and dancer. DuBois was best known for her portrayal of Willona Woods, the neighborhood gossip maven and a friend of the Evans family on the sitcom Good Times, which originally aired from 1974 to 1979. DuBois additionally co–wrote and sang the theme song "Movin' on Up" for The Jeffersons, which originally aired from 1975 until 1985.[12] Early life Born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City[5] or in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[3] (sources differ), the daughter of Lillian and Gordon Dubois,[12] DuBois was raised in Amityville, New York, on Long Island.[13] DuBois began her acting career in theater during the early 1960s, appearing in Broadway's Golden Boy with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr. in 1964.[14] DuBois's early television acting credits include the

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Henry Gray (musician)

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Henry Gray (musician)

Henry Gray (January 19, 1925 – February 17, 2020) was an American blues piano player and singer born in Kenner, Louisiana. He played for more than seven decades and performed with many artists, including Robert Lockwood Jr., Billy Boy Arnold, Morris Pejoe, the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters, and Howlin' Wolf. He has more than 58 albums to his credit, including recordings for Chess Records. He is credited as helping to create the distinctive sound of the Chicago blues piano.[1] In 2017, Gray was inducted in to the Blues Hall of Fame.[2] Early life and education Shortly after he was born, Gray, an only child, moved with his parents to a farm in Alsen, Louisiana, a few miles north of Baton Rouge, where he lived during his childhood. He began studying the piano at the age of eight, taking lessons from a neighborhood woman, Mrs. White. Gray also credits the radio and music records in his home for inspiring his love of music at an early age. A few years later, he began playing piano and organ at the local Baptist

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Arun Kumar Kar

Arun Kumar Kar (c. 1939 – 16 February 2020) was an Indian academic and politician from Tripura belonging to Indian National Congress. He was a legislator of the Tripura Legislative Assembly. He also served as a minister of the Government of Tripura. Biography Kar joined Shri Nath Bidyaniketan in 1962. He was appointed as the headmaster of the institution in 1981. He retired from there in 1998.[1] Kar contested from Khowai in 1977 but did not win.[2] He was elected as a member of the Tripura Legislative Assembly from that constituency in 1988.[3] Later, he was appointed as a minister of the Government of Tripura.[1] He also contested from Khowai in 1998, 2003 and 2008 but did not win.[4][5][6] Kar died of cadiac arrest on 16 February 2020 at a private hospital in Kolkata at the age of 81.[7][8] References "প্রয়াত হয়েছেন রাজ্যের প্রাক্তন শিক্ষা ও শ্রম মন্ত্রী অরুণ কুমার কর". Fast Nation (in Bengali). 16 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020. "Tripura Assembly Election Results in 1977". www.ele

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