2011年6月2日 星期四

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Pauline Betz Addie was a five-time Grand Slam singles champion.
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Pauline Betz Addie was a five-time Grand Slam singles champion.

Betz Addie won five Grand Slam singles titles before she was barred from the sport because she considered turning professional.

Hans Keilson, Novelist of Life in Nazi-Run Europe, Dies at 101

Mr. Keilson, a German-born psychoanalyst, won literary fame at the end of his long life when his long-forgotten stories, set in Nazi-occupied Europe, were republished to great acclaim.

Rosalyn S. Yalow, Nobel Medical Physicist, Dies at 89

In 1972, Dr. Yalow, who is from the Bronx, was only the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

Philip Rose, ‘Raisin’ and ‘Purlie’ Producer, Dies at 89

Mr. Rose, the producer of shows like “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Purlie Victorious,” advanced the cause of black playwrights and actors and helped widen the scope of American theater.

Giorgio Tozzi, Esteemed Bass at the Met, Is Dead at 88

Mr. Tozzi spent two decades with the Metropolitan Opera and also appeared on film, television and Broadway.

Jonas Bevacqua, Co-Founder of LRG Clothing, Dies at 33

Mr. Bevacqua helped start the eclectic clothing maker LRG, which targeted people eager to push their appearance beyond conventional hip-hop and skateboarding wear.

Andy Robustelli, Giants’ Hall of Fame Defensive End, Dies at 85

Robustelli was an All-Pro six times and the N.F.L.’s most outstanding player in 1962, helping the Giants’ defense evoke a celebrity aura.

Albert M. Sack, Antiques Dealer and Author, Dies at 96

Mr. Sack’s guidebook to early American furniture became the bible for a generation of weekend antiquers and professional collectors.

Bill Clements Dies at 94; Set Texas on G.O.P. Path

Mr. Clements founded an international drilling company before going into politics and breaking the Democrats’ stranglehold on the Texas governor’s office in 1978.

Abdias do Nascimento, Rights Voice, Dies at 97

The Brazilian writer, painter, politician and scholar who was an outspoken civil rights leader on behalf of black Brazilians has died in Rio de Janeiro.

Sergei Bagapsh, Abkhazia’s Leader, Dies at 62

Mr. Bagapsh was a skillful politician who steered Abkhazia through its break with the republic of Georgia while also maintaining its independence from neighboring Russia.

Paul J. Wiedorfer, Hero of the Battle of the Bulge, Dies at 90

Mr. Wiedorfer, of Baltimore, took out two German machine-gun nests during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Gil Scott-Heron, Voice of Black Protest Culture, Dies at 62

Though often called the “godfather of rap,” Mr. Scott-Heron preferred to call himself a “bluesologist,” drawing on blues, jazz and Harlem Renaissance poetics.

Dana Brand, Who Blogged of Mets Fans’ Delight and Despair, Dies at 56

Brand, a scholar of American literature who was chairman of the English department at Hofstra University, wrote of fans’ “delight and despair.”

Steve Rutt, an Inventor Behind Early Video Animation, Dies at 66

Mr. Rutt’s video animation system helped propel the video-art revolution of the 1970s.

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky Dies at 87; Set Standard for Russian History

Mr. Riasanovsky, a Russian émigré who came to the United States at 14, became one of the country’s leading scholars of Russian history.

Jeff Conaway, Actor In ‘Taxi,’ Is Dead at 60

Mr. Conaway, who earned praise as Kenickie, John Travolta’s bad-boy sidekick in the film version of “Grease,” was known to have an addiction to alcohol and drugs.

Margo Dydek, Towering Women’s Basketball Center, Dies at 37

The 7-foot-2 former star, who led the league in blocks nine times, was the No. 1 draft pick in 1998 and the tallest player in the W.N.B.A.

Tom West Dies at 71; Was the Computer Engineer Incarnate

Mr. West was the leader of the engineering team portrayed in Tracy Kidder’s book, “The Soul of a New Machine.”

Leonora Carrington Is Dead at 94; Artist and Author of Surrealist Work

Ms. Carrington was a British-born Surrealist and onetime romantic partner of Max Ernst whose paintings depicted women and half-human beasts floating in a dreamscape of images.

John Delaney, Founder of Intrade, Dies at 42

Mr. Delaney was an Irish businessman who founded Intrade, an online exchange that allows customers to bet on world political, entertainment and financial events.

Arthur Goldreich, a Leader of the Armed Fight to End Apartheid, Dies at 82

Mr. Goldreich wrote a detailed plan for the overthrow of the South African state and once posed as the operator of a farm where Nelson Mandela, masquerading as his houseboy, plotted revolt.

Mark Haines, CNBC Host and Interviewer, Dies at 65

The host of “Squawk on the Street” and “Squawk Box,” among other financial news programs, was known as a sharp-tongued, contentious interviewer.

Paul Splittorff, Royals’ Biggest Winner, Dies at 64

Splittorff was a Royals lifer who not only spent his entire 15-year pitching career in Kansas City but who also became a color commentator and play-by-play announcer for the club.

Huguette Clark, Reclusive Heiress, Dies at 104

Mrs. Clark drew out her childhood to the end of her strange, solitary life, spent since the late 1980s in hospitals, though she was of sound body and mind.

Dick Wimmer, Whose Persistence Got Him Published, Dies at 74

After 25 years of submissions and more than 150 rejections, Mr. Wimmer finally got his book “Irish Wine” published — to very positive reviews.

Stephen De Staebler, Sculptor of Bronze and Clay, Dies at 78

Mr. De Staebler’s fractured, dislocated human figures gave a modern voice and a sense of mystery to traditional realist forms.

Joe Steffy, Blocker for Stars at West Point, Dies at 85

Steffy was a star guard for Army’s undefeated national football champions in the mid-1940s.

Peter Frelinghuysen Jr., 95, Former Congressman, Dies

Mr. Frelinghuysen served more than two decades in the House of Representatives and was a member of a New Jersey family that has produced four United States Senators

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