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Breaking News: Maya Angelou, poet who rose from segregation, dies at 86
   
Posted by: maryamnasir

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-01 00:57:51 -0700 | obituaries-news

Maya Angelou, who was a modern Renaissance woman who had survived a harsh childhood has passed away. She was 86 years old. Her death had been confirmed in a statement which was issued by Wake Forest University located in Winston-Salem,...
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Breaking News: Tommy Ramone, last of the original punk rockers, dies at 65
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 16:10:18 -0700 | obituaries-news

Rock legend Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the original punk rock band Ramones, has died, a business associate confirmed Friday. Ramone, the band's drummer, was one of the four friends who decided to form a band, drop their...
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Breaking News: Eli Wallach was the beautiful 'Ugly' in ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-07 15:47:30 -0700 | obituaries-news

“The Magnificent Seven” – arguably one of the best and unquestionably the most star-studded western in Hollywood history – has lost one of its own. Eli Wallach, who played the villainous, village-raiding, Mexican bandit gang leader Calvero, died Tuesday. He...
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Breaking News: Jailed AIM activist Leonard Peltier reacts to author Peter Matthiessen's death
   
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Sagaponack :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-05-04 13:30:11 -0700 | obituaries-news

Peter Matthiessen, a Zen Buddhist, writer, naturist and historian, died Saturday of leukemia. The prolific author leaves a legacy of literature in which he idolized nature and emphasized its vulnerability to mankind. His work was a call to action, a...
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Posted by: Sherrill Fulghum

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 17:51:44 -0700 | obituaries-news

Stand up comedian David Brenner died March 15 in his hom in New York City at the age of 78 after a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. A comedian to...
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Breaking News: Noted fashion designer hung herself, NY coroner says
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-23 12:00:21 -0700 | obituaries-news

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the longtime girlfriend of famous rocker Mick Jagger who was found dead this week in New York, killed herself by hanging, officials said Wednesday. "The manner of death was determined to be suicide," Julie Bolcer, a...
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Posted by: Sherrill Fulghum

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-18 22:06:54 -0700 | obituaries-news

Actress Ruby Dee died June 11 at the age of 91 in her New Rochelle home surrounded by family. Dee was cremated and her ashes were mixed with those of her late husband Ossie Davis. The first African-American female to...
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Breaking News: Prince Charles' brother-in-law Mark Shand dies after slip and fall
   
Posted by: kaikoi

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-26 15:08:05 -0700 | obituaries-news

Mark Shand, the brother of Camilla Parker Bowles, died after sustaining a serious head injury. The 62-year-old British travel author and conservationist had been in New York to attend a charity event at Sotheby’s. Sources say he was at The...
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Breaking News: The Ramones - Live At The Club, Cambridge - 1976 (RIP Tommy Ramone - 1952-2014) Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition - Past Daily
   
Posted by: Gordonskene

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 16:10:18 -0700 | obituaries-news

The Ramones – fun while it lasted (RIP Tommy Ramone).Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Ramones – live at The Club, Cambridge Mass. – May 12, 1976More sad news this week – the passing of original...
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Posted by: Sherrill Fulghum

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-22 20:57:28 -0800 | obituaries-news

Avant-garde jazz virtuoso trumpet player Roy Campbell Jr. died January 9 in his Bronx home as a result of heart disease at the age of 61. The multi instrumentalist featured strong rhythms and folkloric textures in his compositions. The bandleader...
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Breaking News: Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies at 46
   
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 01:46:40 -0700 | obituaries-news

The 46-year-old Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote, Mission Impossible 3, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) was found dead on the bathroom floor of his apartment in Greenwich Village, New York City on Sunday, February 02, 2014. The cause of...
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Breaking News: Why hanged girlfriend of Mick Jagger?
   
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-22 16:13:19 -0700 | obituaries-news

New York police are investigating the circumstances of the death of the famous designer Lauren Scott, who designed costumes for Hollywood stars and even the wife of U.S. President Michelle Obama. 49-year-old Lauren was a friend of legendary rocker Mick...
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Breaking News: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies
   
Posted by: Sherrill Fulghum

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-06 15:54:03 -0800 | obituaries-news

Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died in his New York City apartment February 2 at the age of 46. Hoffman is best known for his Oscar winning performance as Truman Capote in the film "Capote". Speaking on Hoffman,...
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Breaking News: Actor Philip Seymour found dead   for an alleged overdose
   
Posted by: rsa76

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-06 15:54:03 -0800 | obituaries-news

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for "Capote" and one of the most prestigious American film actors, was found dead today in an apartment in New York at age 46, apparently of an overdose victim. The body was found...
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Breaking News: Rights Activist Storme DeLarverie Dies
   
Posted by: Sherrill Fulghum

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 10:25:08 -0700 | obituaries-news

Gay rights activist Storme DeLarverie died in her sleep in the early morning hours of May 24 in a Brooklyn nursing home at the age of 93. Storme was diagnosed with dementia a few years ago. Prior to becoming a...
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