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Enrique Cadicamo


Enrique Cadicamo, a tango composer who wrote the hit song “Bubbles of Soap,” died Dec. 3 of natural causes in Buenos Aires. He was 99. Cadicamo’s “Bubbles” was popularized by tango star Carlos Gardel…

Emile Buyse


Emile Buyse, longtime international motion picture marketing executive, died Dec. 29 of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 72. Buyse, who was based in Los Angeles and Paris, most recently handled the…


Hilary Harris


Academy Award-winning documentary and experimental filmmaker Hilary Harris died of kidney failure Oct. 26 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He was 69. A New York native, Harris attended Columbia U…

Norman E. Rothstein


Norman E. Rothstein, theatrical-entertainment producer, general manager and consultant for more than 40 years, died Dec. 23 of cancer at his home in New York City. He was 63. Rothstein produced or…

John LaForge


John LaForge, a former weather forecaster and TV station general manager, died Nov. 17 of cancer in Duluth, Minn. He was 68. LaForge was a weatherman in the 1950s for Channel 3, then known as…

Theodore R. Scott


Theodore R. “Ted” Scott, a former Honolulu radio personality and actor, died Thursday Oct. 28 in Redlands. He was 85. Scott came to Hawaii in 1950 as a radio announcer for station KULA. He worked for…

Jimmy Moore


Jimmy Moore, a championship billiards player and technical adviser to films involving the sport, died Nov. 17 in Albuquerque, N.M., of natural causes. He was 89. “Cowboy” Jimmy Moore won the National…

Dick Peabody


Dick Peabody, the 6-foot-6-inch actor who portrayed the gentle giant farmboy Littlejohn on the 1960s TV series “Combat,” died Dec. 27 of prostate cancer in El Camino, a community near Placerville…

Nat Adderley


Jazz cornetist and composer Nat Adderley, a member of the Jazz Hall of Fame who played on nearly 100 albums, died Sunday at a nursing home in Lakeland, Fla. of complications from diabetes. He was 68…

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