Vladimir Zelenko, 48, Dies; Promoted an Unfounded Covid Treatment

A self-described “simple country doctor,” he won national attention in 2020 when the White House embraced his hydroxychloroquine regimen.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #food-and-drug-administration, #hydroxychloroquine-drug, #kiryas-joel-ny, #research, #trump-donald-j, #zelenko-vladimir

Sonny Barger, Face of the Hells Angels, Dies at 83

He cultivated the motorcycle club’s outlaw image and was a pivotal figure in its emergence as an emblem of West Coast rebellion in the 1960s.

#barger-sonny, #deaths-obituaries, #hells-angels, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #organizations-societies-and-clubs

Arnold Skolnick, Whose Poster Embodied Woodstock, Dies at 85

On short notice, he created the bird-on-a-guitar design that advertised the 1969 festival — and became a symbol of the era.

#art, #bethel-woods-center-for-the-arts, #deaths-obituaries, #festivals, #music, #nineteen-hundred-sixties, #pop-and-rock-music, #posters, #skolnick-arnold-1937-2022, #woodstock-music-festivals

Margaret Keane, Painter of Sad-Eyed Waifs, Dies at 94

Her work was immensely popular and virtually ubiquitous. But until the matter was settled in court, her husband fraudulently claimed credit for it.

#art, #big-eyes-movie, #deaths-obituaries, #frauds-and-swindling, #keane-margaret, #keane-walter, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Sam Gilliam, Abstract Artist of Drape Paintings, Dies at 88

A brilliant colorist, he hung his canvases from ceilings in great curves and loops, or pinned them, gathered, to walls, taking his medium into three dimensions.

#art, #black-people, #deaths-obituaries, #drape-paintings, #gilliam-sam

Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97

His houses cantilevered from cliffs, straddled canyons and sprung from mountains; they would come to define the Southern California landscape.

#architecture, #california, #deaths-obituaries, #gesner-harry-1925-2022, #malibu-calif

Tony Siragusa, a Defensive Lineman Known as Goose, Dies at 55

Siragusa won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2000 season and worked as a broadcaster after his playing career.

#baltimore-ravens, #deaths-obituaries, #football, #fox-sports, #indianapolis-colts, #national-football-league, #siragusa-tony-1967-2022

Mark Shields, TV Pundit Known for His Sharp Wit, Dies at 85

A former campaign strategist, he became a fixture in American political journalism and punditry and was seen on “PBS NewsHour” for 33 years.

#deaths-obituaries, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #public-broadcasting-service, #shields-mark, #television, #the-pbs-newshour-tv-program, #united-states-politics-and-government

Charles Kernaghan, Scourge of Sweatshops, Is Dead at 74

He specialized in taking down high-profile brands that used low-wage labor, including a line of clothing licensed by Kathie Lee Gifford.

#deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #kathie-lee-gifford, #kernaghan-charles, #labor-and-jobs, #national-labor-committee, #sweatshops, #the-gap, #walmart, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Song Hae, Beloved South Korean TV Host, Dies at 95

Born in what is now North Korea, he was known for his cheeky grin and folksy wisecracks as the host of South Korea’s weekly “National Singing Contest” for more than three decades.

#deaths-obituaries, #north-korea, #song-hae, #south-korea, #television

Dave Smith, Whose Synthesizers Shaped Electronic Music, Dies at 72

His innovations included the first polyphonic, programmable synthesizer and the universal connectivity of MIDI.

#deaths-obituaries, #inventions-and-patents, #midi, #musical-instruments, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #pop-and-rock-music, #sequential-circuits, #smith-dave-1950-2022, #synthesizers

Ann Turner Cook Dies at 95; Her Face Sold Baby Food by the Billions

Her likeness as an infant has graced the labels on Gerber products for more than 90 years, though for decades her identity was not disclosed.

#advertising-and-marketing, #baby-foods, #cook-ann-turner, #deaths-obituaries, #gerber-products-co

Kenny Moore, Marathoner and Track Writer, Dies at 78

A three-time All-American, he began a long career at Sports Illustrated while still competing. A former top editor there said, “He was a guy with a real literary bent.”

#deaths-obituaries, #moore-kenny-1943-2022, #olympic-games-1968, #sneakers, #sports-illustrated, #track-and-field, #university-of-oregon, #writing-and-writers

Ronnie Hawkins, Rockabilly Road Warrior, Is Dead at 87

Besides performing, he mentored other musicians, including stars like Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm and Rick Danko, who went on to form the Band.

#band-the-music-group, #clinton-bill, #deaths-obituaries, #dylan-bob, #fayetteville-ark, #hawkins-ronnie, #helm-levon, #pop-and-rock-music, #robertson-robbie, #sun-records

Ray Liotta, of ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Field of Dreams,’ Dies at 67

The actor died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a movie.

#actors-and-actresses, #deaths-obituaries, #goodfellas-movie, #liotta-ray, #movies

Thomas S. Murphy, Broadcasting ‘Minnow’ Who Swallowed ABC, Dies at 96

As the head of Capital Cities Communications, he engineered the acquisition of the TV giant. He later sold the company to Disney, at a huge profit.

#abc-inc, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #capital-cities-abc-inc, #deaths-obituaries, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #murphy-thomas-s, #television, #walt-disney-company

Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101

In elegantly winding articles for The New Yorker loaded with inventive imagery, he wrote more like a fan than a sports journalist.

#angell-roger, #baseball, #deaths-obituaries, #new-yorker, #writing-and-writers

Bob Neuwirth, Colorful Figure in Dylan’s Circle, Dies at 82

He was a recording artist and songwriter himself, but he also played pivotal roles in the careers of Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.

#art, #deaths-obituaries, #documentary-films-and-programs, #dylan-bob, #folk-music, #joplin-janis, #music, #neuwirth-bob

Rosmarie Trapp of the ‘Sound of Music’ Family Dies at 93

She was the last surviving daughter of the baron and the would-be nun depicted in the stage musical and 1965 film.

#austria, #deaths-obituaries, #hammerstein-oscar-ii, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #movies, #music, #rodgers-richard, #stowe-vt, #the-sound-of-music-movie, #the-sound-of-music-play, #theater, #trapp-family-singers-music-group, #trapp-rosmarie-1929-2022

Urvashi Vaid, Pioneering L.G.B.T.Q. Activist, Is Dead at 63

Over a four-decade career, she profoundly shaped a range of progressive issues, including AIDS advocacy, prison reform and gay rights.

#deaths-obituaries, #discrimination, #gay-city-news, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #national-gay-and-lesbian-task-force, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #united-states, #vaid-urvashi, #womens-rights

Robert C. McFarlane, Top Reagan Aide in Iran-Contra Affair, Dies at 84

As national security adviser, he pleaded guilty in an illegal scheme to aid Nicaraguan rebels in the 1980s. Guilt-ridden, he attempted suicide.

#deaths-obituaries, #iran, #iran-contra-affair, #mcfarlane-robert-c, #nicaragua, #north-oliver-l, #reagan-ronald-wilson, #washington-dc

Alfred Baldwin, Lookout for Watergate Burglars, Dies at 83

A co-conspirator, he became an early witness for the government, which helped lead to the indictment of the burglars and linked them with the White House.

#alfred-c-baldwin-iii, #connecticut, #deaths-obituaries, #mccord-james-w-jr, #united-states-politics-and-government, #watergate-affair

Midge Decter, an Architect of Neoconservatism, Dies at 94

As a writer and intellectual, she abandoned liberal politics, challenged the women’s movement and championed the Reagan Republican agenda.

#deaths-obituaries, #decter-midge, #neoconservatism, #podhoretz-norman, #writing-and-writers

Mickey Gilley, Country Music Star Whose Club Inspired ‘Urban Cowboy,’ Dies at 86

Mr. Gilley, who had more than 30 chart-topping records, owned a Texas nightclub that was behind a country music revival.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #country-music, #cowboys-and-cowgirls, #deaths-obituaries, #mickey-gilley, #texas, #urban-cowboy-movie

Marcus Leatherdale, Portraitist of Downtown Manhattan, Dies at 69

He was the Cecil Beaton of New York City’s demimonde during the AIDS years, making elegant portraits of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Madonna.

#acquired-immune-deficiency-syndrome, #deaths-obituaries, #details-magazine, #india, #leatherdale-marcus, #manhattan-nyc, #mapplethorpe-robert, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #photography

Judy Henske, a Distinctive Voice on the Folk Scene, Dies at 85

Her versatile vocals were a trademark, as was her comic stage patter. The character Annie Hall owed her a debt.

#deaths-obituaries, #folk-music, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #henske-judy-1936-2022, #music

Norman Y. Mineta, Who Served Two Presidents in Cabinet, Dies at 90

Interned in wartime as a Japanese American, he went to Congress and became the first Japanese American cabinet officer, serving Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

#commerce-department, #deaths-obituaries, #elections-house-of-representatives, #internment-camps, #japanese-americans, #mineta-norman-y, #september-11-2001, #transportation, #transportation-department-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

Kathy Boudin, Radical Imprisoned in a Fatal Robbery, Dies at 78

She had a role in the Brink’s heist by the Weather Underground that left two police officers dead. But she became a model prisoner and, after being freed, helped former inmates.

#boudin-chesa, #boudin-kathy, #deaths-obituaries, #ex-convicts, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nineteen-hundred-sixties, #robberies-and-thefts, #terrorism

Régine, Whose Discotheque Gave Nightlife a New Dawn, Dies at 92

Credited with opening the first disco, she built an empire of glittering playgrounds for the Beautiful People in Paris, New York and beyond.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #deaths-obituaries, #manhattan-nyc, #paris-france, #regine, #studio-54

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-Winning The Judds, Dies at 76

The country music duo, made up of Naomi and Wynonna Judd, was to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.

#country-music, #deaths-obituaries, #judd-naomi, #judd-wynonna, #music, #the-judds

Jim Hartz, NBC Newsman and Former ‘Today’ Co-Host, Dies at 82

His role as Barbara Walters’s on-air partner lasted only two years, but viewers knew him for three decades as a correspondent, anchor and TV host.

#deaths-obituaries, #hartz-jim, #national-broadcasting-co, #public-broadcasting-service, #television, #today-tv-program, #walters-barbara

Orrin Hatch, Longtime Senator Who Championed Right-Wing Causes, Dies at 88

A Utah Republican, he overcame poverty to become a powerful force in Washington, helping to build a conservative majority on the Supreme Court.

#conservatism-us-politics, #deaths-obituaries, #elections-senate, #hatch-orrin-g, #politics-and-government

Daryle Lamonica, Hard-Throwing Quarterback, Is Dead at 80

Known as the Mad Bomber for his powerful arm, he led the Oakland Raiders to the Super Bowl and was among pro football’s top passers in the late 1960s and early ’70s.

#american-football-league, #buffalo-bills, #deaths-obituaries, #football, #lamonica-daryle-1941-2022, #national-football-league, #oakland-raiders, #super-bowl

Robert Morse, Impish Tony-Winning Comedy Star, Is Dead at 90

He dazzled as a charming corporate schemer in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” His later triumphs included a memorable role on “Mad Men.”

#actors-and-actresses, #comedy-and-humor, #deaths-obituaries, #how-to-succeed-in-business-without-really-trying-play, #mad-men-tv-program, #morse-robert, #television, #theater, #tony-awards-theater-awards, #tru-play

Peng Ming-min, Fighter for Democracy in Taiwan, Dies at 98

He endured Japanese imperial rule, a lost limb in World War II, Chinese martial law and decades in exile to become a leading force for Taiwanese self-determination.

#chiang-kai-shek, #china, #deaths-obituaries, #democracy-theory-and-philosophy, #democratic-progressive-party-taiwan, #international-relations, #peng-ming-min, #politics-and-government, #taiwan

Art Rupe, Who Brought Rhythm and Blues to the Mainstream, Dies at 104

As the founder of the independent label Specialty Records, he helped set the table for the rock ’n’ roll era by signing performers like Little Richard.

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #blues-music, #deaths-obituaries, #gospel-music, #little-richard, #pop-and-rock-music, #price-lloyd, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #rupe-art-1917-2022, #specialty-records

Liz Sheridan, Who Played Jerry Seinfeld’s Mom, Dies at 93

She was Helen Seinfeld on his sitcom and was seen on many other TV shows and on Broadway. She also wrote of her youthful romance with James Dean.

#actors-and-actresses, #dean-james, #deaths-obituaries, #seinfeld-tv-program, #sheridan-liz, #television, #theater

Mike Bossy, Hall of Famer on Champion Islander Teams, Dies at 65

He led the N.H.L. in goals twice as his team won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early ’80s, but he felt it never got the recognition it deserved.

#bossy-mike, #deaths-obituaries, #hockey-ice, #long-island-ny, #montreal-quebec, #national-hockey-league, #new-york-islanders

Franz Mohr, Piano Tuner to the Stars, Is Dead at 94

“I play more in Carnegie Hall than anybody else,” he said of his career adjusting instruments for Horowitz, Gould and others, “but I have no audience.”

#carnegie-hall, #classical-music, #deaths-obituaries, #mohr-franz-1927-2022, #pianos, #steinwaysons, #tools

Jerry Uelsmann, Surreal Image-Maker, Dies at 87

He did not believe that a photographer’s creativity ended with the click of the shutter; in his darkroom, he combined elements of multiple pictures to create something new.

#adobe-photoshop, #art, #deaths-obituaries, #photography, #photomontage, #software, #uelsmannjerry, #university-of-florida

Michel Bouquet, Award-Winning French Actor, Dies at 96

One of his country’s great theater performers, he went on to appear in more than 100 films playing ordinary men whose outward blandness masked complicated lives.

#actors-and-actresses, #bouquet-michel, #deaths-obituaries, #france

Shirley Spork, Teaching Pro and a Founder of the L.P.G.A., Dies at 94

She was one of 13 women who founded the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950, though her legacy lay in her tutoring countless women, from duffers to fledgling pros.

#deaths-obituaries, #golf, #ladies-professional-golf-assn, #spork-shirley

Mimi Reinhard, Who Typed Up Schindler’s List, Dies at 107

As a secretary in a forced-labor camp in World War II, she added her own name to the list of 1,100 Jews who would be spared from the gas chambers.

#deaths-obituaries, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #israel, #krakow-poland, #oskar-schindler, #reinhard-mimi, #schindlers-list-movie, #schindlers-list-book

Gilbert Gottfried, Comedian With a Distinctive Voice, Dies at 67

His credits ranged from the family-friendly “Aladdin” to the unfettered vulgarity of “The Aristocrats” and included a brief stint on “Saturday Night Live.”

#aladdin-movie, #comedy-and-humor, #deaths-obituaries, #gottfried-gilbert

Patricia MacLachlan, ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ Author, Dies at 84

A best-selling children’s book writer, she focused on family life and its difficulties, earning acclaim for her gentle, sparse prose.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #deaths-obituaries, #genre-books-childrens, #maclachlan-patricia, #newbery-medal, #sarah-plain-and-tall-book

Jack Higgins, Author of ‘The Eagle Has Landed,’ Dies at 92

Under various pseudonyms, he wrote adventure novels that sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.

#book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #deaths-obituaries, #higgins-jack, #writing-and-writers

Mira Calix, Iconoclastic Composer and Artist, Is Dead at 52

Her work spanned albums, public art installations, music for Shakespeare plays and touring with Radiohead.

#calix-mira, #deaths-obituaries, #electronic-music, #music, #warp-records

Roland White, a Shaper of Bluegrass and Country-Rock, Dies at 83

A mandolin player and singer, he made his mark with the Country Boys (later renamed the Kentucky Colonels), and his influence extended into the rock of the ’60s.

#bluegrass-music, #country-music, #deaths-obituaries, #folk-music, #kentucky-colonels, #white-roland-1938-2022

Rayfield Wright, Cowboys’ Hall of Fame Lineman, Dies at 76

He was an All-Pro right tackle in the 1970s. But in retirement he was diagnosed with dementia, which he linked to repeated hits to the head.

#concussions, #dallas-cowboys, #deaths-obituaries, #dementia, #halls-of-fame, #national-football-league, #wright-rayfield

Doris Derby, Civil Rights Era Photographer, Dies at 82

She was an artist who was studying anthropology when she became an activist in the civil rights movement and a rare woman to document Black life in photos.

#black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #deaths-obituaries, #derby-doris-1939-2022, #mississippi, #photography