William P. Gallagher


Longtime entertainment executive William P. Gallagher died Nov. 14 of congestive heart failure in Scranton, Pa. He was 77. He served as prexy of the Famous Music Corp. and MCA Music and was an…

Lonnie Pitchford


Lonnie Pitchford, a musician best known for his mastery of the one-stringed diddley bow in the traditional Delta blues style, died Nov. 8 in Clarksdale, Miss., of complications from pneumonia. He was…


Hope Cameron


Hope Cameron, who originated the role of Letta in Elia Kazan’s Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” died Nov. 20 of cancer at her home in New York City. She was 78. Cameron…

Valerie Hobson


Valerie Hobson, an elegant English film star who remained loyal to her husband, British Parliament member John Profumo, after he ignited a sex scandal that rocked Britain’s Conservative government in…

Hal Davis


Radio broadcaster Hal Davis, a founder of British Columbia’s first radio network, died Nov. 1 of pancreatic cancer in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 74. Davis began his broadcasting career in…

Korla Pandit


Korla Pandit, an organist and pianist who appeared on several TV shows during the 1950s, died Oct. 1 at the San Mateo County Hospital of complications following a stroke. He was 76. Born in New…

Jerry Schwartz


Jerry Schwartz, a veteran journalist and music critic who wrote for the New York Times, the Miami Herald, Reuters and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, died Nov. 1 in Atlanta from leukemia. He was…

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