Deaths in February - 2016

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Deaths in February - 2016

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1varielle
Fev 3, 2016, 2:01pm

Choreographer Murray Louis died February 1 at the age of 89. His books include Inside Dance and Murray Louis on Dance.

2varielle
Fev 4, 2016, 8:39am

The drier half of the Bob and Ray Comedy team, Bob Elliott died February 2 at the age of 92 His works include Write if You Get Work: The Best of Bob and Ray, From Approximately Coast to Coast...It's the Bob and Ray Show and The New! Improved! Bob and Ray Book.

3varielle
Fev 5, 2016, 6:01pm

Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell died February 5 at the age of 85. He wrote The Space Less Traveled.

4varielle
Fev 8, 2016, 8:57am

Master builder John L. Tishman died February 6 at the age of 90. He wrote Building Tall: My Life and Invention of Construction Management.

5elkiedee
Editado: Fev 11, 2016, 3:49pm

Novelist and biographer Margaret Forster died this morning, 8 February, aged 77. Her many books include Georgy Girl, Hidden Lives, Good Wives? and Significant Sisters

6varielle
Fev 8, 2016, 3:40pm

Historical fiction author Juliette Benzoni died February 8 at the age of 95. Her many books include Catherine's Time for Love, Catherine, Royal Mistress and Belle Catherine.

7varielle
Fev 9, 2016, 9:05am

Former New York Times reporter Michael Brick died February 8 at the age of 41. He wrote Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, A Teacher, A Coach, and a Bunch of Kids.

8varielle
Editado: Fev 11, 2016, 8:11am

Reporter for the New York Times for more than 30 years, Arnold Lubasch died February 5 at the age of 83. He wrote Robeson: An American Ballad.

Ballerina Violette Verdy died February 8 at the age of 82. She wrote Giselle, or the Wilis and Giselle, A Role for a Lifetime.

* Back with touchstones when all the kinks are worked out with upgrade. Halfway there.

9varielle
Fev 11, 2016, 8:26am

Theatre director William Gaskill died February 4 at the age of 85. He wrote A Sense of Direction and Words Into Action: Finding the Life of the Play.

10varielle
Editado: Fev 13, 2016, 6:37pm

American Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died February 13 at the age of 79. He wrote A Matter of Interpretation.

11varielle
Fev 16, 2016, 11:03am

Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali died February 16 at the age of 93. He was the author of Unvanquished.

12varielle
Fev 16, 2016, 3:01pm

Science editor Michael Hanlon died February 16 at the age of 51. He wrote The Science of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

13varielle
Fev 19, 2016, 10:55am

Harper Lee famed author of To Kill a Mockingbird, died February 19 at the age of 89.

14varielle
Editado: Fev 19, 2016, 8:22pm

Italian author Umberto Eco died February 19 at the age of 84. His books include The Name of the Rose, How to Travel with a Salmon, Foucault's Pendulum, Baudolino and many more.

Must all the best writers die on the same day?? :'(

15varielle
Editado: Fev 23, 2016, 1:16pm

Medical anthropologist Dr. Dana Raphael died February 2 at the age of 90. She wrote The Tender Gift.

Puerto Rican author who wrote both in Spanish and English, Rosario Ferre died February 18 at the age of 77. Her books include The House on the Lagoon and Eccentric Neighborhoods.

16varielle
Editado: Fev 25, 2016, 3:20pm

Historian of movable type, Elizabeth L. Eisenstein died February 1 at the age of 92. Her books include The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe and The printing Press as an Agent of Change.

Liberation theologian Father Fernando Cardenal died February 20 at the age of 82. He wrote Faith & Joy.

17varielle
Editado: Fev 26, 2016, 9:47am

Sociologist John H. Gagnon died February 11 at the age of 84. His books include Sexual Conduct: The Social Sources of Human Sexuality and Human Sexualities.

18varielle
Editado: Fev 29, 2016, 8:56am

Jazz musician and historian John Chilton died February 25 at the age of 83. He wrote Who's Who in Jazz and Billie's Blues: The Billie Holiday Story.

Retired hockey player Andy Bathgate died February 26 at the age of 83. He wrote Andy Bathgate's Hockey Secrets and Official Guide to the Players of the Hockey hall of Fame.

Restaurateur Sam Beall died February 28 at the age of 39 in a skiing accident. He wrote The Blackberry Farm Cookbook and The Foothills Cuisine of Blackberry Farm.

Sports broadcasting executive Eddie Einhorn died February 23 at the age of 80. He wrote How March Became Madness.

19varielle
Fev 29, 2016, 6:57pm

Actor George Kennedy died February 28 at the age of 91. He wrote Murder on Location and Trust Me: A Memoir.
:'(

20varielle
Mar 1, 2016, 10:39am

French architect Claude Parent died February 27 at the age of 93. He wrote The Function of the Oblique.

21varielle
Editado: Mar 2, 2016, 1:47pm

Pianist Kenneth Van Barthold died February 16 at the age of 88. He wrote The Story of the Piano.

Comic novelistLouise Rennison died February 29 at the age of 64. Her books include Angus, Thongs and Full-frontal Snogging and It's OK, I'm Wearing Really Big Knickers.

22varielle
Mar 4, 2016, 10:55am

23varielle
Mar 16, 2016, 10:27am

Mathematician Sir Eric Christopher Zeeman died February 13 at the age of 91. He wrote Catastrophe Theory.

24varielle
Mar 18, 2016, 2:45pm

Retired Oxford poetry professor John Jones died February 28 at the age of 91. His books include The Egotistical Sublime and Shakespeare at Work.

25varielle
Editado: Mar 30, 2016, 8:44am

Historian Keith Jeffery died February 12 at the age of 64. His many books include 1916: A Global History, Ireland and the Great War and The Secret History of MI6.

26abbottthomas
Mar 29, 2016, 2:45pm

Gilles Lundgren (1929-2016), not a writer but designer of furniture for IKEA died at the end of February.

Lundgren joined IKEA in 1953 as the company's fourth employee and was responsible for many of its successful products including the Billy bookcases. His work must have had more impact than that of many authors for loads of LTers.

27PensiveCat
Mar 29, 2016, 3:15pm

My three groaning Billys at home can attest to that!

28elkiedee
Editado: Abr 5, 2016, 9:40pm

Crime novelist Stuart Pawson died on 25 February aged 76. He wrote 13 novels set in a small Yorkshire town and featuring the police detective DI Charlie Priest, starting with The Picasso Scam and contributed to several anthologies.

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