Deaths in April - 2017

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Deaths in April - 2017

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Editado: Abr 1, 2017, 10:01pm

Soviet era poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died April 1 at the age of 84. His collections include Wild Berries, A Precocious Autobiography and Don't Die Before You're Dead.

Abr 2, 2017, 6:58am

Creator of Roland electronic instruments, Ikutaro Kakehashi died on April 1st. Works include I Believe in Music.

Abr 4, 2017, 8:00am

The engineer behind the creation of the drum machine, Ikutaro Kakehashi died April 1 at the age of 87. He wrote I Believe in Music.

Abr 4, 2017, 1:54pm

Blues guitarist Lonnie Brooks died April 1 at the age of 83. He wrote Blues for Dummies.

Editado: Abr 6, 2017, 8:56am

Chess champion Arthur Bisguier died April 5 at the age of 87. He wrote American Chess Masters from Morphy to Fischer and Art of Bisguier.

Abr 6, 2017, 2:24pm

Actor and comedian Don Rickles died April 6 at the age of 90. He wrote Rickles' Book: A Memoir and Rickles' Letters.

Abr 7, 2017, 4:03pm

Gospel musician Ben Speer died April 7 at the age of 86. He wrote the Matchless Love songbook.

Abr 10, 2017, 8:32am

Writer and editor Glenn O'Brien died April 7 at the age of 70. His books include The Cool School, How to Be a Man and The Style Guy.

Editado: Abr 10, 2017, 1:05pm

Editado: Abr 11, 2017, 8:14am

Self taught musicologist Louis Sarno died April 1 at the age of 62. His books include Song From the Forest and Bayaka.

Abr 13, 2017, 11:26am

Prolific children's author Patricia McKissack died April 7 at the age of 75. Her books include A Picture of Freedom, Flossie and the Fox and Goin' Someplace Special.

Abr 13, 2017, 11:27am

Dorothy Mengering, best known as David Letterman's mother, died April 11 at the age of 95. She wrote Home cookin' with Dave's Mom.

Editado: Abr 13, 2017, 11:29am

Comic actor Charlie Murphy died April 12 at the age of 57. He wrote The Making of a Stand-up Guy.

Editado: Abr 14, 2017, 12:40pm

Abr 14, 2017, 9:03pm

Actress Joan See died April 5 at the age of 83. She wrote Acting in Commercials.

Abr 17, 2017, 8:07am

Public relations executive Al Golin died April 8 at the age of 87. He wrote Trust or Consequences.

Abr 19, 2017, 3:06pm

Episcopal Bishop Frederick Houk Borsch died April 11 at the age of 81. His many books include Introducing the Lessons of the Church Year, Anglicanism and the Bible and Many Things in Parables.

Abr 20, 2017, 8:40am

Sit-com writer Trish Vradenburg died April 17 at the age of 70. She is best known for her campaign for Alzheimer's research and wrote Liberated Lady and Surviving Grace.

Abr 21, 2017, 9:21am

Computer scientist Harry D. Huskey died April 9 at the age of 101. He wrote the Computer Handbook.

Abr 21, 2017, 9:25am

Psychiatrist Dr. Robert L. Sadoff died April 17 at the age of 81. His books include Legal Issues in the Care of Psychiatric patients and Forensic Psychiatry.

Abr 22, 2017, 8:05am

Editado: Abr 22, 2017, 8:19am

Artist Barkley L. Hendricks died April 18 at the age of 72. His work can be seen in Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool.

Poet Elizabeth Sargent died April 10 at the age of 96. Her books include Love Poems of Elizabeth Sargent, The African Boy and Conversations about Writing.

Editado: Abr 24, 2017, 8:06pm

Robert M. Pirsig died April 24 at the age of 88. He's best known for Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

Abr 25, 2017, 7:55am

Neo-conservative editor and columnist Kate O'Beirne died April 23 at the age of 67. She wrote Women Who Make the World Worse.

Editado: Abr 25, 2017, 7:58am

Shakespearean theatre director Michael Bogdanov died April 16 at the age of 78. He wrote English Shakespeare Company: the Story of the 'Wars of the Roses,' 1986-1989.

Editado: Abr 26, 2017, 9:02am

Olympic swimming coach Chuck Wielgus died April 23 at the age of 67. His books include The In-Your-Face Basketball Book and The Back-in-Your-Face Guide to Pick-Up Basketball.

Political theorist Benjamin R. Barber died April 24 at the age of 77. His books include Jihad vs. McWorld, Consumed and Fear's Empire.

Abr 27, 2017, 1:19pm

Physicist Leonard Reiffel died April 15 at the age of 89. He wrote a science fiction novel called The Contaminant.

Editado: Abr 27, 2017, 4:11pm

Beano cartoonist Leo Baxendale died at 86 on 23rd April. He was the creator of much-loved characters, The Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx. His autobiography is A Very Funny Business.

Editado: Abr 27, 2017, 3:56pm

Apologies - I double-posted for Leo Baxendale.

Editado: Maio 1, 2017, 1:56pm

Performance artist Vito Acconci died April 28 at the age of 77. His works include Language to Cover a Page, Vito Acconci: Diary of a Body and Vito Acconci: Photographic works.

Mountain climber Ueli Steck died April 30 at the age of 40, doing what he loved. His works include 8000 and Speed: die drei. (Follow the link to get the entire name, my keyboard sadly doesn't have German fonts).

Editado: Maio 3, 2017, 9:23am

Playwright William M. Hoffman died April 29 at the age ofl 78. He wrote As Is.

Biographer Jean Babette Stein died April 30 at the age of 83. Her books include Edie: An American Biography and West of Eden: An American Place.

Philosopher Hubert L. Dreyfus died April 22 at the age of 87. His books include Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics and All Things Shining.

Radio announcer June LeBell died April 30 at the age of 73. She wrote Kitchen Classics from the Philharmonic.

Editado: Maio 8, 2017, 12:13pm

Professor Roger C. Schlobin died April 25 at the age of 72. He wrote Andre Norton: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography and edited The Aesthetics of Fantasy Literature and Art.

Prolific children's book illustrator Peter Spier died April 27 at the age of 89. His books include People, Noah's Ark and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night.

Editado: Maio 14, 2017, 8:40am

Restauranteur Henry Chung died April 23 at the age of 98. He wrote Henry Chung's Hunan Style Chinese Cookbook and The Oriental Policy of the United States.

Maio 21, 2017, 8:15am

Artist Lee Hall died April 17 at the age of 82. She wrote Elaine and Bill: Portrait of a Marriage.

Maio 21, 2017, 8:30am

Anne R. Dick died April 28 at the age of 90. She was the es-wife of sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick and wrote The Search for Philip K. Dick.

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