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Underground Singer-Songwriter Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Underground Singer-Songwriter Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Sep 12
Daniel Johnston, a quirky folk singer-songwriter and visual artist whose offbeat career and struggles with mental illness brought him a cult following and inspired a documentary film, has died at age 58.

Groundbreaking Photographer Robert Frank Dies at Age 94

Groundbreaking Photographer Robert Frank Dies at Age 94

By Hillel Italie | Sep 10
Robert Frank, a giant of 20th century photography whose seminal book "The Americans" captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of clean lighting and linear composition, has died. He was 94.

'Project Runway' Star Chris March Dies at 56

'Project Runway' Star Chris March Dies at 56

Sep 9
Chris March, fashion designer and star of "Project Runway" Season 4, has died. He was 56.

Valerie Harper, TV's Rhoda, has Died at 80

Valerie Harper, TV's Rhoda, has Died at 80

By John Rogers | Aug 30
Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died.

Billionaire David Koch, Conservative Donor, Dies at Age 79

Billionaire David Koch, Conservative Donor, Dies at Age 79

By Steve Peoples | Aug 23
David H. Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries Inc. and a long-time philanthropist, has died at age 79.

'Easy Rider' Star and Writer Peter Fonda Has Died at 79

'Easy Rider' Star and Writer Peter Fonda Has Died at 79

By Lindsey Bahr and Andrew Dalton | Aug 16
Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

Greek Sculptor Takis, Known for Kinetic Artworks, Dies

Greek Sculptor Takis, Known for Kinetic Artworks, Dies

Aug 10
Greek sculptor Takis, known for artworks that made use of technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, has died, his foundation said Friday. He was 93.

Village People Co-Founder, Songwriter Henri Belolo, Dies

Village People Co-Founder, Songwriter Henri Belolo, Dies

Aug 8
Henri Belolo, who co-founded Village People and co-wrote their classic hits "YMCA," ''Macho Man" and "In the Navy," has died. He was 82.

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

By Hillel Italie | Aug 6
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at 88.

Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Saoirse Hill Dies at 22

Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Saoirse Hill Dies at 22

By William J. Kole | Aug 2
A granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1968 while running for president, has died. Saoirse Kennedy Hill was 22.

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