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Deaths in February - 2019

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Fev 4, 2019, 3:30pm

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.

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.

Fev 7, 2019, 9:19am

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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.

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,

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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

Fev 15, 2019, 9:58am

>13 elkiedee:
Wrong touchstone on Small Island

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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 .

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.

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

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.

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 .

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.

Fev 25, 2019, 11:42am

Donald Keene, alas!

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

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.

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 .

Fev 28, 2019, 12:20pm

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

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 .

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 .

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 .

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.

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 .

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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.

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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