A former newspaper columnist, he climbed the ladder at one big firm, founded his own, then rose again through mergers to the top of a global agency.
Mr. Puig was instrumental in expanding his family’s company internationally and in acquiring famed brands.
One of the most celebrated strippers of her time, she began her career in burlesque’s golden twilight and continued performing into her 80s.
Part of Roger Corman’s army of young and hungry actors and filmmakers, he made terse, spare action movies and became a cult hero of the American independent film movement.
The rocker Meat Loaf’s interpretations of Mr. Steinman’s songs became one of the biggest-selling albums of all time.
She started a resistance camp that turned into a movement that opposed fossil fuels while it embraced tribal sovereignty and environmental justice.
Of all his endeavors, singing was the most important. He had recently recorded a song that he hoped would be his breakthrough. He died of Covid-19.
Under Jimmy Carter, he was the first V.P. to serve as a genuine partner of a president. His own run for the top position ended in a crushing defeat.
The men of Lidice, including her father, were massacred and the women, including her mother, sent to a concentration camp. She later testified at the Nuremberg war-crimes trials.
A star for Bad Boy Records after the Notorious B.I.G.’s death, the rapper had a husky, seen-it-all voice even as a young man.
He rose to fame in the dance world with remarkable speed. His subsequent downfall, amid allegations of sexual misconduct, happened just as abruptly.
She was a 51-year old former antiques dealer with no experience as a writer when she wrote to the editor of The World of Interiors magazine about a job. She was hired.
She was acclaimed for her work on the TV series “Peaky Blinders” and in three Harry Potter movies, but she first gained notice in the London theater.
For almost 70 years, her contributions to one of the comic-book world’s most enduring characters went largely unappreciated.
She was part of a wave of recruited Black reporters who began changing the face of the paper in the ’70s. She also helped rebuild New Orleans after Katrina.
A scholar, a university leader and a believer in libraries, he almost single-handedly rescued a grand but broken one in a time of municipal austerity.
A careful pragmatist, he regretted the way his term, aimed at developing countries, was misinterpreted by free-market ideologues and anti-globalization activists.
Mr. DiTrapano championed avant-garde work and relished taking chances on young, untested authors. His Tyrant Books produced some unexpected hits.
He coached the Indiana Pacers for 12 seasons and took them to three A.B.A. titles. The governor of Indiana called him “the embodiment of basketball.”
He deftly mocked pop culture, politics and more for 57 years. He also wrote new lyrics for familiar songs, which led to a lawsuit from Irving Berlin and others.
His book, published in 1982 amid a brutal recession, foretold of a bountiful postindustrial information economy. He was half right.
In 1959, he had his lover blinded. When he got out of prison, he married her. He called their relationship “a storybook romance.”
The celebrated choreographer created roles for her. The critics hailed her. Yet her death a year ago went unnoticed in the dance world.
His enormous fraud left behind a devastating human toll and paper losses totaling $64.8 billion.
A medic, he pulled wounded comrades out of the water one after another while suffering grievous wounds. President Trump honored him in a ceremony.
His work focused on the way cultures shape, and are shaped by, individuals — a framework he demonstrated through his passionate political activism.
A master practitioner of the courthouse-steps news conference, he often made his case in the court of public opinion. He also made lawsuits disappear.
Her dreamlike “genius” films about figures like Emily Dickinson and Buckminster Fuller hovered between documentary and experimental cinema.
Mr. Clark oversaw the drafting of the Fair Housing Act in 1968 and went on to defend both the disadvantaged and the unpopular.
After working with wounded Israeli soldiers in the 1970s, he developed a holistic approach to helping patients regain some semblance of the life they had before.
Finding answers to the unsolved murder of her 14-year-old brother became a lifelong quest, ultimately chronicled in a documentary film.
For much of her more than 40 years at RCA, Ms. Gabriel was a producer, overseeing “Living Strings” and other profitable lines.
His relationship with his subjects and critics could be tempestuous. His interview with Mayor Edward I. Koch for Playboy may have cost Koch the governorship
She was hyper-vigilant about keeping safe during the pandemic, but she caught Covid-19 after her first vaccine.
He released a string of No. 1 albums that reflected his gritty past and featured a gruff and unmistakable lyrical style.
The Duke of Edinburgh, who married the future queen in 1947, brought the monarchy into the 20th century, but his occasional frank comments hurt his image.
Often writing with Rosie Shuster, she created memorable sketches in the show’s early years, including ones involving those nerds Lisa and Todd.
She gained national attention as mayor of Princeton, N.J., when deer overran her suburban town and she hired sharpshooters to control the population.
Dr. Ghafouri helped survivors of an ISIS genocide and reunited formerly enslaved women with children taken from them. She died of Covid-19.
A harrowing World War II firefight in France brought him the nation’s highest decoration for valor. A park, a highway and a museum are named in his honor.
In New York opera circles, an autograph request from her, the mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade said, was considered “a special type of approval.”
His massive machine, known as TONTO, helped transform the music in Stevie Wonder’s mind into classic albums like “Innervisions.”
His insights on global finance earned him a Nobel, while his more iconoclastic theories fostered the adoption of a single European currency and supply-side economics.
A physicist, he shared the prize with two others for their breakthrough in creating blue light-emitting diodes, succeeding “where everyone else had failed.”
He created a game of simulated baseball that was a precursor to today’s fantasy sports. As a professor, he devised a role-playing game to help students address societal problems.
The former civil rights lawyer and federal judge served in Congress for nearly three decades.
The chief restorer of the Vatican Museums, he led the cleaning of the Sistine Chapel, a 14-year effort that revealed a new vision of Michelangelo’s complex work.
She was a prolific B-movie actress early in her career, but she became best known for her role as Alice Mitchell, the gentle mother of Dennis, on the CBS show.
For 37 years she stirred the pot at Martha Lou’s Kitchen in Charleston, S.C., a modest restaurant that became known as a temple for Low Country cuisine.
Ms. Demby wrote ethereal, otherworldly music and played much of it on instruments of her own making, including one she called the Space Bass.