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Deaths in February - 2019

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1varielle
Fev 4, 2019, 3:30pm

2varielle
Editado: Fev 5, 2019, 8:55am

Actress Julie Adams, who was the damsel captured in the original Creature from the Black Lagoon, died on February 3 at the age of 92. Her memoir was called The Lucky Southern Star: Reflections From the Black Lagoon.

3PhaedraB
Fev 6, 2019, 2:51pm

Prolific Wiccan and New Age author D. J. Conway died on February 1 at the age of 79. Her most popular work was Celtic Magic.

5varielle
Fev 7, 2019, 9:19am

6ghr4
Fev 7, 2019, 9:52am

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Patrick Sloyan died February 4 at the age of 82. He wrote The Politics of Deception: JFK's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights and Cuba.

7elkiedee
Fev 7, 2019, 11:28am

Bestselling novelist Rosamunde Pilcher died on 6 or 7 February 2018 at 94. Her 28 novels include The Shell-Seekers,

8varielle
Fev 7, 2019, 3:33pm

Major league baseball hall of famer and first black manager Frank Robinson died February 7 at the age of 83. His books include Extra Innings, My life is baseball , and Frank: The first year .

9varielle
Editado: Fev 9, 2019, 7:04am

Disc jockey and best friend to Elvis Presley, George Klein died on February 5 at the age of 83. He wrote Elvis Presley: Family Album and Elvis: My Best Man: Radio Days, Rock ‘n’ Roll Nights.

Longest serving US Representative John Dingell died February 7 at the age of 92. He wrote Honoring our Detroit River and The Dean: The Best Seat in the House from FDR to Obama.

Mountaineer Andy Nisbet fell to his death during a climb on February 5. He was 65. His many guidebooks include Scottish Winter Climbs and Northern Highlands South.

10varielle
Editado: Fev 10, 2019, 9:38am

Oceanographer Walter H. Munk died February 8 at the age of 101. He wrote The rotation of the earth : a geophysical discussion and Ocean acoustic tomography.

Artist Robert Ryman died February 8 at the age of 88. His work can be seen in Robert Ryman : new paintings : October 11-November 9, 2002 and Robert Ryman - Recent Paintings .

Leader in the field of women's studies Anne Firor Scott died February 6 at the age of 97. Her many books include The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930, The American Woman : Who Was She? , and Natural Allies: Women's Associations in American History.

11varielle
Editado: Fev 12, 2019, 11:37am

Illustrator Tomi Ungerer died February 8 at the age of 87. His work can be seen in Crictor, The Three Robbers , The Hat, No Kiss for Mother and Moon Man.

June Hurley Young aka Miss June, a teacher best known for hosting Tampa's franchised version of the Romper Room, died February 2 at the age of 87. She wrote The Don Ce-Sar Story and Florida's Pinellas Peninsula.

12varielle
Editado: Fev 13, 2019, 9:06am

13elkiedee
Editado: Fev 17, 2019, 4:58pm

Novelist Andrea Levy died of cancer on 14 February aged 62. Her books include Small Island and The Long Song.

14Crypto-Willobie
Fev 15, 2019, 9:58am

>13 elkiedee:
Wrong touchstone on Small Island

15varielle
Editado: Fev 15, 2019, 5:45pm

U.S. Representative Walter B. Jones died February 10 at the age of 76. He wrote The other side of Congress : a collection of stories .

Fringe political figure Lyndon LaRouche died February 12 at the age of 96. A few of his books include Children of Satan, So, You Wish to Learn All About Economics?: A Text on Elementary, Now, Are You Ready To Learn Economics? and Earth's Next Fifty Years.

Ornithologist Tom J. Cade died February 6 at the age of 91. His books include The Falcons of the World, Peregrine Falcon Populations: Their Management and Recovery and Falcon Propagation: A Manual on Captive Breeding.

Co-creator if the modern paperback Betty Ballantine died February 12 at the age of 99. She wrote An American Celebration: The art of Charles Wysocki.

16varielle
Editado: Fev 16, 2019, 6:52pm

Novelist Patricia Nell Warren died February 9 at the age of 82. She wrote The Frontrunner .

Archivist for Disney for 40 years, Dave Smith died February 15 at the age of 78. His books include Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia, Ultimate Disney Trivia Quiz Book and Disney: The First 100 Years .

Younger sister of Jackie Kennedy, Lee Radziwill died February 15 at the age of 85. Her books include One Special Summer , Happy Times , and Lee .

17varielle
Fev 17, 2019, 7:56am

Pro golfer Gene Littler died February 15 at the age of 88. He wrote The Real Score and How to master the irons;: An illustrated guide to better golf.

18varielle
Fev 18, 2019, 9:26am

Controversial British law enforcement officer John Stalker died February 15 at the age of 79. His autobiography was called Stalker.

19varielle
Editado: Fev 19, 2019, 10:05am

Fashion designer and avid book collector! Karl Lagerfeld died February 19 at the age of 85. A few of his books include The Karl Lagerfeld Diet, The Emperor's New Clothes {illustrated by Karl Lagerfeld} (Illustrator) , Karl Lagerfeld: Off the Record (Designvisionen.) and La Villa Kerylos.

British politician Paul Flynn died February 17 at the age of 84. His books include How to be an MP: Learning the 'Commons Knowledge' and Dragons Led by Poodles: Inside Story of a New Labour Stitch Up .

21varielle
Fev 20, 2019, 8:43am

>13 elkiedee: NPR has been running an interview with Andrea Levy which was great. You can probably link to it on their website.

22PossMan
Fev 21, 2019, 7:36am

Professor George Cawkwell died February 18th 2019 aged 99. He wrote a number of books on the ancient Greeks including The Greek Wars: the Failure of Persia

24ghr4
Editado: Fev 21, 2019, 8:54pm

Longtime Boston Globe baseball columnist Nick Cafardo died February 21 at the age of 62. He authored the 2002 book The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots' Super Bowl Season.

Defector and Soviet Union scholar Seweryn Bialer died February 8 at the age of 92. His books include The Soviet Paradox: External Expansion, Internal Decline, Stalin and His Generals: Soviet Military Memoirs of World War II, and Stalin's Successors: Leadership, Stability and Change in the Soviet Union.

26varielle
Editado: Fev 24, 2019, 4:55pm

Consumer advocate David Horowitz died February 14 at the age of 81. His books include Fight back! And don't get ripped off , The Business of Business: How 100 Businesses Really Work and Fight Back! at Work .

Thriller and military adventure novelist W. E. B. Griffin died February 12 at the age of 89. His many books include By Order of the President , The Hostage, Retreat, Hell! , Semper Fi and Behind the Lines .

27varielle
Editado: Fev 25, 2019, 3:18pm

Socialite Marella Agnelli died February 23 at the age of 91. Her books include Gardens of The Italian Villas, The Agnelli Gardens At Villar Perosa, and Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan .

Editor and translator of Japanese literature, Donald Keene died February 24 at the age of 96. His many works include Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century, Sources of Japanese Tradition, Vol. 1 ed. and Modern Japanese Literature: From 1868 to the Present Day.

Country and Blue Grass musician Mac Wiseman died February 24 at the age of 93. His memoir was called Mac Wiseman: All My Memories Fit for Print.

28Crypto-Willobie
Fev 25, 2019, 11:42am

Donald Keene, alas!

29Diabolical_DrZ
Fev 25, 2019, 10:26pm

Columbia University Dean and Islam scholar Peter Awn died Feb 17 at 75. Author of Satan's Tragedy and Redemption: Iblis in Sufi Psychology

30varielle
Fev 26, 2019, 9:51am

Composer Dominick Argento died February 20 at the age of 91. His memoir was called Catalogue Raisonne As Memoir: A Composer's Life.

31varielle
Editado: Fev 27, 2019, 2:43am

Mark Bramble wrote the book versions of several Broadway plays such as Barnum : A Musical Suggested By the Life of P.T. Barnum and 42nd Street. He died February 20 at the age of 68.

Jeraldine Saunders' memoir of her life as a cruise director became the basis for the TV series The Love Boat. She died February 26 at the age of 95. Her books include Signs of Love: Your Personal Guide to Romantic & Sexual Compatibility , Love Boats, Love Signs: Find Your True Love Using Astrology, Numbers, Handwriting, Frisco Lady , Legacy of Love, Cruise Diary and The complete guide to a successful cruise .

33lriley
Fev 28, 2019, 12:20pm

#32--Gitler was also very much an ice hockey guy. I remember reading some of his stuff.

34varielle
Fev 28, 2019, 1:32pm

Musician, conductor and composer Andre Previn died February 28 at the age of 89. His books include No Minor Chords: My Days in Hollywood , Orchestra and Andre Previn's Guide to the Orchestra .

35varielle
Editado: Mar 1, 2019, 7:46am

Theater founder John O'Neal died February 14 at the age of 78. His work includes Don't Start Me To Talking . . . : The Selected Plays.

Edward Ed Nixon, brother of the late president, died February 27 at the age of 88. He wrote The Nixons: A Family Portrait .

36varielle
Editado: Mar 2, 2019, 11:20am

Medical researcher Theodore M. Bayless died February 10 at the age of 87. His books include Advanced Therapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Current Therapy in Gastroenterology & Liver Disease .

Chinese historian Li Xueqin died February 24 at the age of 85. His books include The wonder of Chinese bronzes , Eastern Zhou and Qin Civilizations (Early Chinese Civilization Series) and The Glorious Traditions of Chinese Bronzes .

Spy novelist Charles McCarry died February 26 at the age of 88. His many books include The Tears of Autumn, The Miernik Dossier, and Old Boys .

37PossMan
Mar 4, 2019, 7:48am

Peter Kidson who wrote on mediaeval architecture died 10th February 2019 age 93. His first book published in 1958 Sculpture at Chartres was about Chartres Cathedral.

38varielle
Editado: Mar 6, 2019, 10:51am

Documentarian who led a visual tour of Jackie Kennedy's White House, Perry Wolff died February 17 at the age of 97. His work includes A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy , Attack and Air War, The Smashing of The Reich .

40varielle
Editado: Mar 9, 2019, 8:08am

41varielle
Mar 16, 2019, 2:40pm

42varielle
Mar 25, 2019, 3:54am

Designer Alessandro Mendini died February 18 at the age of 87. His books include Tea and Coffee Towers, Tea and Coffee Piazza and Radical Italian furniture.

43elkiedee
Nov 12, 2019, 6:06pm

Writer in a number of genres including novels and radio plays, including The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite, published in the US as The Glimmer Palace, Beatrice Colin died on 6 February 2019 of ovarian cancer, aged 55.

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