Deaths in August - 2020

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Deaths in August - 2020

1varielle
Ago 2, 2020, 9:53pm

Pianist Leon Fleisher died August 2 at the age of 92. His memoir was called My Nine Lives.

2varielle
Editado: Ago 3, 2020, 7:47am

Nobel Peace Laureate John Hume died August 3 at the age of 83. His books include Personal Views and A New Ireland.

3lriley
Ago 3, 2020, 11:13am

#2--Former head of the SDLP and as important as anyone in getting the Northern Ireland treaty.

4varielle
Editado: Ago 5, 2020, 1:30pm

Author, editor and varielle’s favorite recovered alcoholic, Pete Hamill died August 5 at the age of 85. His books include Snow in August, A Drinking Life and Forever. RIP :’(

5varielle
Editado: Ago 6, 2020, 8:38am

Critic and playwright Eric Bentley died August 5 at the age of 103. His books include The Theory of the Modern Stage and Shaw on Music.

Southern author Shirley Ann Grau died August 3 at the age of 91. Her books include The Keepers of the House, Nine Women And The Condor Passes.

6Crypto-Willobie
Ago 6, 2020, 5:53pm

Wow! I wouldn't have thought Bentley was still alive...

7varielle
Ago 6, 2020, 8:55pm

Dr. Hawa Abdi died August 5 at the age of 73. Her autobiography was called Keeping Hope Alive.

8varielle
Editado: Ago 7, 2020, 7:23pm

Former US national security adviser Brent Scowcroft died August 6 at the age of 95. He wrote A World Transformed and Military Service in the UNited States.

* can’t pull the correct touchstone

Historian Bernard Bailyn died August 7 at the age of 97. His books include The Idealogical Origins of the American Revolution and To Begin the World Anew.

9varielle
Editado: Ago 9, 2020, 5:48pm

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz died August 8 at the age of 83. His books include The Essential Talmud and The Thirteen Petalled Rose.

10varielle
Ago 10, 2020, 7:09am

WWE wrestler James Harris, stage name Kamala, Died August 9 at the age of 70. With Kenny Casanova he wrote a memoir Kamala Speaks.

11varielle
Editado: Ago 11, 2020, 7:24pm

Lord Anthony Lester of Herne Hill died August 8 at the age of 84. His books include Five Ideas to Fight For and Human Rights Law and Practice.

12varielle
Editado: Ago 12, 2020, 7:27pm

Photojournalist Matt Herron died August 7 at the age of 89. His books include The Voyage of Aquarius and The Light of Ours.

Media executive Sumner Redstone died August 11 at the age of 97. His autobiography was called Passion to Win.

Climate scientist Konrad Steffen died August 8 at the age of 68. He wrote Olaf Otto Becker: Above Zero and Adalbert Stifter. Deutungen.

University of Florida Dean Ralph Lowenstein died August 10 at the age of 90. His books include Bring My Sons from far, a Novel if the Israeli War, Media, Messages and Men and Macromedia: Mission, Message and Morality.

13varielle
Editado: Ago 14, 2020, 12:23pm

Linguist Geoffrey Nunberg died August 11 at the age of 75. His books include Going Nucular and Talking Right.

Classical guitarist Julian Bream died August 14 at the age of 87. His memoir was called Julian Bream: My Life in Music.

14varielle
Ago 15, 2020, 7:24am

UFO bassist Pete Way Died August 14 at the age of 69. He wrote A Fast Ride Out of Here: confessions of Rock’s Most Dangerous Man.

15varielle
Editado: Ago 16, 2020, 8:06am

Historian Mark Ormrod died August 2 at the age of 62. His books include The Reign of Edward III and A Social History of England, 1200-1500.

16varielle
Editado: Ago 17, 2020, 6:39pm

Anarchist Stuart Christie died August 15 at the age of 74. His books include Granny Made Me an Anarchist and The Floodgates of Anarchy.

17varielle
Editado: Ago 19, 2020, 4:59pm

Fiat executive Cesare Romiti died August 18 at the age of 97. He wrote Questi anni alla Fiat and Storia segreta Del capitalismo Italiano .

18varielle
Editado: Ago 20, 2020, 5:36pm

Playwright Kenneth Bernard died August 9 at the age of 90. His work includes We Danced While We Burned and Night Club and Other Plays.

Former head of US federal prisons Norman A. Carlson died August 9 at the age of 86. He wrote Corrections in the 21st Century: A Practical Approach.

Speech coach Christine Jahnke died August 4 at the age of 57. She wrote The Well-Spoken Woman and The Well-Spoken Woman Speaks Out.

Philosopher Bernard Steigler died August 6 at the age of 68. His books 📚 include The Lesson of Greta Thunberg and Technics and Time.

19varielle
Editado: Ago 21, 2020, 5:12pm

Historian Charles Allen died August 16 at the age of 80. His books include Kipling Sahib, God’s Terrorists and Plain Tales from the Raj.

20varielle
Editado: Ago 22, 2020, 7:02pm

21varielle
Editado: Ago 23, 2020, 9:26am

US Appeals Court Judge Stephen F. Williams died of coronavirus on August 7 at the age of 83. His books include The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought and Liberal Reform in an Illiberal Regime.

22varielle
Editado: Ago 24, 2020, 7:44pm

Mobster Frank Cullotta died of coronavirus on August 20 at the age of 81. He wrote The Hole in the Wall Gang and The Rise and Fall of a ‘Casino’ Mobster.

Former tobacco executive and Governor of Virginia John H. Hager died August 23 at the age of 83. He wrote The Best Seat in the House.

Physicist Frank Barnaby died August 1 at the age of 92. His books include How to Build a Nuclear Bomb, Space Weapons and Gaia Peace Atlas.

23varielle
Ago 25, 2020, 1:39pm

Journalist and author Gail Sheehy died August 24 at the age of 83. Her books include Passages and Silent Passage.

24varielle
Editado: Ago 27, 2020, 10:03pm

Medical demographer James Partridge died August 16 at the age of 67. He wrote Changing Faces: The Challenge of Facial Disfigurement.

Punk guitarist Walter Lure died August 22 at the age of 71. He wrote To Hell and Back: My Life in Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers.

Children’s author Elaine Moss has died at the age of 96. Her books include Polar and Twirly.

25Polite_Society
Editado: Ago 28, 2020, 10:28am

Vincent J. Salandria, the man who immediately understood the true cause and profound meaning of President Kennedy’s assassination, and for 57 years quietly taught that understanding to the rest of us, died August 23 at age 92. He wrote False Mystery.

:::dastardly touchstones:::

26varielle
Editado: Ago 28, 2020, 7:00pm

College basketball coach Lute Olson died August 27 at the age of 85. His books include Lute!: The Seasons of My Life and Hello Wilbur! 🏀

Writer on mysticism Alan Jacobs has died at the age of 90. His books include The Element Book of Mystical Verse and Peace of Mind: Words of Wisdom to Comfort & Inspire.

Author Alice Koller has died at the age of 94. She wrote An Unknown Woman and Stations of Solitude.

Scholar of Japanese American internment Lane Hirabayashi died August 8 at the age of 67. His books include Teaching Asian America and Japanese American Resettlement.

27varielle
Editado: Ago 29, 2020, 2:14pm

Khmer antiquities expert Douglas Latchford died August 2 at the age of 88. His books include Adoration and Glory: The Golden Age of Khmer Art and
Khmer bronzes : new interpretations of the past .

Namibian politician Dirk Mudge died of coronavirus on August 26 at the age of 92. He wrote All the way to an independent Namibia.

28varielle
Editado: Ago 30, 2020, 7:16pm

Champion bowls player David Bryant died August 27 at the age of 88. His books include Bryant on Bowls, Bowl with Bryant and The Game of Bowls.

Conservationist Desmond Guinness died August 20 at the age of 88. His books include Irish Houses & Castles and Portrait of Dublin.

Photographer Jurgen Schadeberg died August 29 at the age of 89. His books include Voices from Robben Island, Voices from the Land and The Black and White fifties.

29varielle
Editado: Ago 31, 2020, 9:06pm

The former president of India Pranab Mukherjee died August 31 at the age of 84. His books include The Dramatic Decade, The Coalition Years and The Turbulent Years.

Journalist William Neikirk died of complications of coronavirus on August 27 at the age of 82. His books include Volcker and The Copperhead Club.

Journalist and food writer Julia Reed died August 28 at the age of 59. Her books include Queen of the Turtle Derby, The House on First Street and Ham Biscuits, Hostess Gowns, and Other Southern Specialties.

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Editado: Set 1, 2020, 10:15pm

Chess champion Wolfgang Uhlmann died August 27 at the age of 85. His books include Winning With the French and Open Files (Progress in Chess).

Politician Lord Tim Renton died August 25 at the age of 88. His books include The Chief Whip, The Dangerous Edge and Hostage to Fortune.

NASA engineer Jakob van Zyl died August 26 at the age of 63. He wrote Synthetic Aperture Radar Polarimetry.

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Editado: Set 4, 2020, 6:33pm

Franciscan scholar Father Conrad Harkins died August 31 at the age of 85. His books include Francis of Assisi, Enduring Values and Modern medieval Man

Legal scholar Hans A. Linde died August 31 at the age of 96. He wrote Administrative and Legislative Processes.

Adult educator Mel Doyle has died at the age of 73. He wrote A Very Special Adventure.

Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Tom Seaver died of complications of coronavirus and Lewy Body Syndrome on August 31 at the age of 75. His books include How I Would Pitch to Babe Ruth and Great Moments in Baseball.

32Crypto-Willobie
Set 3, 2020, 8:29am

Novelist Randall Kenan died August 28 at the age of 57. Among his various works are Let the Dead Bury Their Dead and A Visitation of Spirits.

33varielle
Editado: Set 4, 2020, 6:36pm

Founder of the federal witness protection plan Gerald Shur died August 25 at the age of 86. He co-wrote Wit-Sec: Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program.

Surgeon and cartographic historian (great combo) Seymour Schwartz died August 28 of complications of coronavirus at the age of 92. His many books include Schwartz’ Principles of Surgery, Gifted Hands: America’s most significant Contributions to Surgery and This Land is Your Land.

Professor of corporate communications Ross Brinkert died August 20 at the age of 49. He co-wrote Conflict Coaching.

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Editado: Set 4, 2020, 9:22pm

Expert on farm workers’ health Dr. Marion Moses died August 28 at the age of 84. She wrote Harvest of Sorrow and Designer Poisons.

Cathy Smith was convicted of injecting John Belushi with a fatal drug overdose. She died August 18 at the age of 73. Her autobiography was called Chasing the Dragon.

Transplant surgeon John S. Najarian died August 31 at the age of 92. He wrote Progress in Trauma and Advances in Vascular Surgery.

35varielle
Editado: Set 5, 2020, 5:46pm

Photographer Joseph Bartscherer has died at the age of 65. His work can be seen in Pioneering Mattawa.

36varielle
Set 18, 2020, 6:55am

Anthropologist Ricardo Valderrama Fernandez died of coronavirus on August 30 at the age of 75. He was mayor of Cusco, Peru where he was leading the COVID response. He wrote Andean Lives.

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Editado: Set 20, 2020, 2:07pm

British television journalist Martin Short died August 27 at the age of 76. His work includes Inside the Brotherhood and Crime, Inc.

Author and illustrator Althea Braithwaite, sometimes just known as Althea, died August 27 at the age of 80. Her books include Desmond the Dinosaur, Desmond and the Stranger and Nature Club: Trees and Leaves.

38varielle
Set 22, 2020, 5:23pm

Former Mademoiselle magazine editor Edith Raymond Locke died August 23 at the age of 99. She wrote The Red Door.

39varielle
Set 24, 2020, 2:00pm

Journalist Anthony Greenbank has died at the age of 86. His books include The Book of Survival and Survival for Young People.

40varielle
Editado: Set 29, 2020, 5:17pm

Journalist Judy Hillman died August 1 at the age of 85. Her books include Planning for London and The Bournville Hallmark.

With 77 years of service Herbert Tabor was one of the longest serving federal employees. He was a researcher for NIH and died August 20 at the age of 101. He wrote Metabolism of Amino Acids.

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Editado: Out 11, 2020, 7:11pm

Founder of Mission Aviation Fellowship Stuart King died August 29 at the age of 98. He wrote Hope has Wings.

Barrister Nigel Joseph Ley died August 29 at the age of 73. He wrote False Imprisonment and Drink Driving Law and Practice.

42varielle
Editado: Nov 1, 2020, 6:23pm

Founder of the Eric Satie foundation Ornella Volta died August 16 at the age of 93. Her books include The Vampire: An Anthology and Satie Seen Through his Letters.

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Jan 26, 3:44pm

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Mar 20, 8:26am

Legendary Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson died August 30 at the age of 78. His autobiography was called I Came as a Shadow.

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