Deaths in April - 2020

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Deaths in April - 2020

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Editado: Abr 3, 2020, 8:33pm

Irish writer Tim Robinson died of Coronavirus on April 3 at the age of 85. His books include Stones of Aran, The Last Pool of Darkness and A Little Gaelic Kingdom.

Actress and biographer Patricia Bosworth died of coronavirus on April 2 at the age of 86. Her books include Diane Arbus, Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift.

Curator David Driskell died of coronavirus on April 1 at the age of 88. His works include Two Centuries of Black American Art and The Other Side of Color.

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Editado: Abr 4, 2020, 8:13am

Italian writer and former footballer Ezio Vendrame died April 4 at the age of 72. His works include Vietato alla gente perbene and Una Vita fuori gioco.

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Editado: Abr 5, 2020, 7:26am

Photographer Victor Skrebneski died April 4 at the age of 90. His works include Bravi: Chicago Lyric Opera, Skrebneski: Portraits and Five Beautiful Women.

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Editado: Abr 6, 2020, 6:21pm

Actress Honor Blackman died April 6 at the age of 94. She is best known for her role as James Bond’s adversary Pussy Galore in Goldfinger. She wrote Honor Blackman’s Book of Self-Defence.

Lord Bath Alexander Thynn died of coronavirus on April 4 at the age of 87. His books include The New World Order of Alexander Thynn and Blue Blood.

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Abr 7, 2020, 9:35pm

We’ve lost quite a few today but until the search function and touchstones are restored I’m going to wait.

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Editado: Abr 8, 2020, 8:26am

Activist and convicted murderer known as “the unicorn killer”, Ira Einhorn died in prison on April 3 at the age of 78. He wrotePrelude to Intimacy and 78-187880.

Singer songwriter John Prine died of Coronavirus on April 6 at the age of 73. He published John Prine Beyond Words. 😢

7Crypto-Willobie
Abr 8, 2020, 8:39am

The death of Prine alone is enough to consign Trump to hell.

8perennialreader
Abr 8, 2020, 10:52am

9lriley
Abr 8, 2020, 11:33am

#7--pretty much.

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Editado: Abr 8, 2020, 5:06pm

Finnish naturalist Pentti Linkola died April 5 at the age of 87. His books include Can Life Prevail?, Unelmat paremmasta maailmasta and Johdatus 1990-

Publisher Earl Graves died April 6 at the age of 85. He wrote How to Succeed in Business Without Being White.

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Editado: Abr 9, 2020, 7:45pm

Mad cartoonist Mort Drucker died April 8 at the age of 91. His work includes Tomatoes from Mars and Whitefish Will Rides Again!

LGBTQ activist Phyllis Lyon died April 9 at the age of 95. Her books include Lesbian/Woman and Lesbian Love.

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Editado: Abr 11, 2020, 8:42pm

Historian William R. Polk died April 6 at the age of 91. His many books include Understanding Iraq and The Birth of America.

Anti-environmentalist S. Fred Singer died April 6 at the age of 95. His books include UNstoppable Global Warming and Hot Talk Cold Science.

Political activist Ruth B. Mandel died April 11 at the age of 81. She wrote In the Running.

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Editado: Abr 12, 2020, 10:46pm

Race car driver Stirling Moss died April 12 at the age of 90. His books include All but My Life and Stirling Moss: My Cars, My Career.

Lexicographer Tom McArthur has died at the age of 82. His works include The Oxford Companion to the English Language, Worlds of Language and The English Languages.

Golfer Doug Sanders died April 12 at the age of 86. His books include Action on the First Tee and Compact Golf.

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Editado: Abr 13, 2020, 7:37pm

Comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor died of coronavirus on April 12 at the age of 79 . His books include The Little Book of Mornington Crescent and Im Sorry I haven’t a Clue.

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Editado: Abr 14, 2020, 9:54pm

Theater Director Wynn Handman died of coronavirus on April 11 at the age of 97. He wrote Modern American Scenes for Student Actors.

Political scientist Abigail Thernstrom died April 10 at the age of 83. Her books include No Excuses: Closing the Gap, Whose Votes Count and Beyond the Color Line.

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Editado: Abr 15, 2020, 8:57pm

Historian Henry F. Graff died April 7 at the age of 98. His books include Modern Researcher and Grover Cleveland.

Mathematician John Horton Conway died of coronavirus at the age of 82. His books include The Book of Numbers and On Numbers and Games.

Hall of fame football player Willie Davis died April 15 at the age of 85. He wrote Closing the Gap: Lombardi, the Packers Dynasty, and the Pursuit of Excellence .

Sculptress Glenna Goodacre died April 13 at the age of 80. She published Glenna Goodacre: The First 25 Years.

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Editado: Abr 17, 2020, 9:28pm

Prolific romance novelist Donna Kauffman died April 6 at the age of 60. Her books include The Big Bad Wolf Tells All and Blue Hollow Falls.

Arachnid specialist Norman Platnick died April 8 at the age of 68. His books include Tarantulas are Spiders and Spider Taxonomy.

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Editado: Abr 18, 2020, 4:26pm

Soccer player Norman Hunter died of coronavirus April 17 at the age of 76. His autobiography was called Biting Talk: My Autobiography.

Animator and illustrator Gene Deitch died April 16 at the age of 95. His works include Terr'ble Thompson and For the Love of Prague: The True Love Story of the Only Free American in Prague.

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Abr 19, 2020, 10:36am

Atmospheric physicist Sir John T. Houghton died of coronavirus on April 15 at the age of 88. His books include Does God Play Dice? A Look at the Story of the Universe and In the Eye of the Storm: The Autobiography.

20lriley
Abr 19, 2020, 12:40pm

Chilean writer and dissident Luis Sepulveda died of coronavirus on April 16 at the age of 70. His books include The old man who read love stories and The story of a seagull and the cat who taught her to fly.

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Editado: Abr 19, 2020, 10:15pm

Photographer Peter Beard was found dead after being missing for 19 days. He was 82. His books include Longing for Darkness and Zara’s Tales.

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Editado: Abr 20, 2020, 9:23pm

Artist Jeffery Camp died April 5 at the age of 96. He wrote Draw: How to Master the Art and Paint.

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Editado: Abr 23, 2020, 11:32am

Brazilian crime novelist Rubem Fonseca died April 15 at the age of 94. His many books include The Taker and Other Stories, Crimes of August and High Art.

Poet and environmental activist Lewis MacAdams has died at the age of 75. His books include Birth of the Cool, News from Niman Farm and Dear Oxygen.

Biographer Deirdre Bair died April 17 at the age of 84. Her work includes Simone de beauvoir: A Biography and Anais Nin: A Biography.

Prof. Cheryl A. Wall died of coronavirus on April 4 at the age of 71. Her books include Sweat , Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing by Black Women and Women of the Harlem Renaissance .

25Crypto-Willobie
Editado: Abr 23, 2020, 9:51am

Brazilian singer/songwriter Moraes Moreira died April 13 at the age of 72. He was the author of Poeta Nao Tem Idade as well as many songs and recordings. Obituary here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/arts/music/moraes-moreira-dead.html?campaign_...

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Editado: Abr 23, 2020, 6:56pm

Former president of Stanford and head of the FDA, Donald Kennedy died of coronavirus on April 21 at the age of 88. His books include Academic Duty ,
Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2006-2007 and The Living Cell .

Photographer John Pfahl died April 15 at the age of 81. His books include Extreme Horticulture and Permutations on the Picturesque.

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Editado: Abr 23, 2020, 9:43pm

Attorney and investigator Terry Lenzner, best know for serving subpoenas on Nixon, died on April 23 at the age of 80. He wrote The Investigator: Fifty Years of Uncovering the Truth.

Playwright Terence Frisby died April 22 at the age of 87. His works include Kisses on a Postcard: A Tale of Wartime Childhood and There's a Girl in My Soup .

Mystery writer Sheila Connolly died April 20 at the age of 70. Her many books include One Bad Apple , Buried in a Bog and Fundraising the Dead .

Attorney and investment specialist Martha Priddy Patterson died April 23 at the age of 71. She wrote Working Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning: Saving & Investing Now for a Secure Future and The New Working Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning: Saving and Investing Now for a Secure Future.

Arts administrator Sir Peter Jonas died April 22 at the age of 73. He wrote Power house : the English National Opera experience.

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Editado: Abr 24, 2020, 9:52pm

Australian historian Jacqueline Dwyer died April at the age of 94. She wrote Australia in Flanders and Godzilla on Monster Island.

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Editado: Abr 25, 2020, 8:38am

The Statler Brothers remarkable bass singer Harold Reid died April 24 at the age of 80. He wrote Statler Bros. Random Memories.

Archivist Michael Cogswell died April 20 at the age of 66. He wrote Louis Armstrong: The Offstage Story of Satchmo.

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Abr 27, 2020, 2:39pm

Poet Eavan Boland died April 27 at the age of 75. Her many works include In a Time of Violence and Outside History.

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Editado: Abr 28, 2020, 3:47pm

Swedish novelist and screenwriter Per Olov Enquist died April 25 at the age of 85. His many works include The Royal Physician's Visit , The Book About Blanche and Marie , Lewi's Journey and Pelle the Conquerer.

Experimental artist Tina Girouard died April 21 at the age of 73. She wrote Sequin Artists of Haiti.

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Editado: Abr 29, 2020, 7:19pm

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nick Kotz died April 26 at the age of 87. His books include Judgment Days and Wild Blue Yonder: Money, Politics, and the B-1 Bomber.

Poet Robert Mezey died April 25 at the age of 85. His work includes Poems of the American West and White Blossoms.

Actress Jill Gascoine died April 29 at the age of 83. Her books include Addicted and Just Like a Woman.

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Abr 30, 2020, 4:09am

British crime novelist Sheila Quigley died 24 April at the age of 72. Her novels include the DI Lorraine Hunt series starting with Lady in Red.

Romanitc suspense and hisstorical novelist Karen Harper died aged 74/75.

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Abr 30, 2020, 4:14am

Maj Sjöwall, Swedish crime novelist and author with her husband Per Wahlöö of the 10 book Martin Beck series, has died aged 84 of cancer.

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Editado: Abr 30, 2020, 7:38pm

Curator Germano Celant died of coronavirus on April 29 at the age of 79. His works include Anselm Kiefer and Luigi Ghirri.

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Editado: Maio 1, 2020, 8:36pm

Dance instructor Helen McGehee died April 9 at the age of 98. She wrote To Be a Dancer.

National Lampoon producer Matty Simmons died April 29 at the age of 93. His books include If You Don’t Buy This Book, We’ll Kill this Dog and Fat, Drunk and Stupid.

Advocate for the Orthodox community Marvin Schick died April 23 at the age of 85. He wrote Learned Hand’s Court.

Congressional scholar Richard F. Fenno died April 23 at the age of 93. His works include Home Style, The Yalta Conference and Congress at the Grassroots.

Anti-Apartheid activist Denis Goldberg died April 29 at the age of 87. He wrote A Life for Freedom.

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Editado: Maio 2, 2020, 2:05pm

Drummer Tony Allen died April 30 at the age of 79. He wrote Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat.

Journalist and novelist Maj Sjowall died April 29 at the age of 84. Her works include The Laughing Policeman and The Man Who Went Up in Smoke.

Curator Sue Davies died April 19 at the age of 87. She wrote Industrial Image and Images of Epping.

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Editado: Maio 3, 2020, 6:02am

Political operative William F. Haddad died April 30 at the age of 91. He wrote Black Economic Development and Hard Driving: My Years with John DeLorean.

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Editado: Maio 4, 2020, 6:53pm

Gardening writer Linda Yang died April 20 at the age of 83. Her books include The City Gardener’s Handbook and The City and Town Gardener.

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Maio 5, 2020, 12:43pm

Journalist Joel Havemann died April 25 at the age of 76. He wrote A Life Shaken: My Encounter With Parkinson’s Disease.

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Editado: Maio 6, 2020, 9:14pm

Dr. Paul A. Marks died April 28 at the age of 93. He wrote On the Cancer Frontier.

Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen died April 40 at the age of 97. He wrote General Thoughts: Seventy Years with the Army.

Chinese diplomat who translated for Nixon, Ji Chaozhu died April 39 at the age of 90. He wrote The Man on Mao’s Right.

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Maio 7, 2020, 10:17pm

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Editado: Maio 8, 2020, 4:04pm

Rock music historian Ian Whitcomb died April 19 at the age of 78. His many books include After the Ball and Rock Odyssey.

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Editado: Maio 9, 2020, 4:38pm

Specialist in chemical and biological warfare Julian Perry Robinson died April 22 at the age of 78. His works include The Chemical Industry and The Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems.

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Editado: Maio 13, 2020, 6:53pm

Philosophy professor and former Quiz Kid Joel Kupperman died April 7 at the age of 83. His books include Character, Six Myths about the Good Life and Classic Asian Philosophy.

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Editado: Maio 15, 2020, 3:49pm

Scholar of Medieval Latin literature Peter Dronke died April 19 at the age of 85. His many books include Women Writers of the Middle Ages: A Critical Study of Texts , The Medieval Lyric and Mediaeval Latin and the Rise of the European Love-lyric .

Expert on refugees Gil Loescher died April 28 at the age of 75. His books include Beyond Charity and Refugees and International Relations.

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Editado: Maio 16, 2020, 2:31pm

Journalist and novelist Alan Williams died April 21 at the age of 84. His books include Barbouze, Long Run South and Shah-Mak.

Sports scientist And physicist Peter Brancazio died of complications of coronavirus on April 25 at the age of 81. His books include Sportscience: Physical Laws and Optimum Performance and The Nature of Physics.

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Editado: Maio 22, 2020, 9:14pm

Professor or art and architecture Keith Critchlow died April 8 at the age of 87. His books include Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach, Order in Space: A Design Source Book and Markings: Aerial Views of Sacred Landscapes .

Scholar and art dealer John Driscoll died of coronavirus on April 10 at the age of 70. His works include The Artist and the American Landscape and Bruno Andrade.

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Maio 25, 2020, 5:04pm

Theology teacher and WWII refugee Eva Pinthus died April 20 at the age of 95. She wrote Peace Education.

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Editado: Maio 27, 2020, 10:28am

Law professor Derek Roebuck died April 27 at the age of 85. He co-wrote The Whores of War: Mercenaries Today and also wrote Cheques and Roman Arbitration.

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Editado: Maio 29, 2020, 9:00pm

Ichthyologist John E. Randall died April 26 at the age of 95. His many books include Shore Fishes of Hawai’i, Caribbean Reef Fishes and Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Jun 8, 2020, 8:32pm

Metallurgist Raoul Feld Died April 20 at the age of 89. He co-wrote The Organic Chemistry of Titanium.

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Editado: Jun 13, 2020, 4:44pm

Archaeologist Aubrey Burl died April 10 at the age of 93. His many books include Prehistoric Avebury and A Guide to the Stone Circles Of Britain.

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Editado: Jun 26, 2020, 7:28pm

Psychologist Kenneth Lewes died of coronavirus on April 14 at the age of 76. He wrote The Psychoanalytic theory of Male Homosexuality.

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Jul 20, 2020, 4:10pm

BBC producer Tony Cash died April 16 at the age of 86. He wrote The Coder Special Archive.

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