Deaths (Obituaries)

Hans Breder, Who Created a New Frontier, Breaking Artistic Boundaries, Dies at 81

The German-born Mr. Breder left New York for the University of Iowa to establish the first interdisciplinary art program of its kind.

Edit DeAk, a Champion of Outsider Artists, Dies at 68

Ms. DeAk was a critic and a player on the downtown Manhattan scene in the 1970s and 1980s.

Paul Zukofsky, Virtuoso Violinist and Literary Executor, Dies at 73

Mr. Zukofsky, a musician of immense talent and exacting standards, had a life marked by uneasy relationships.

Prodigy, Rapper Who Helped Forge the Sound of New York Hip-Hop, Dies at 42

Half of the duo Mobb Deep, Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, had been hospitalized in Las Vegas suffering from complications of sickle-cell anemia.

Bill Dana, Comic Best Known for José Jiménez Character, Dies at 92

The comedian and comedy writer provoked anger as well as laughter with his English-mangling character, but insisted that it was not an ethnic caricature.

Bill Dana, Comic Best Known for José Jiménez Character, Dies at 92

The comedian and comedy writer provoked anger as well as laughter with his English-mangling character, but insisted that it was not an ethnic caricature.

Stephen Furst, Who Played Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ Dies at 63

The fraternity pledge nicknamed Flounder was a role Mr. Furst remained proud of all his career, which encompassed TV series and movies.

Philip Gossett, Scholar Who Brought Operas Back to Life, Dies at 75

Mr. Gossett rediscovered lost works, created new editions of Rossini and Verdi scores and helped revive them onstage.

Helen Dunmore, Who Wrote About Legacy and Loss, Dies at 64

Ms. Dunmore, an Englishwoman, found much success writing novels, poetry, short stories and children’s books.

Anita Pallenberg, Actress and Muse of Rolling Stones, Dies at 73

Best known for her relationships with Keith Richards and Brian Jones of the Stones, Ms. Pallenberg appeared in quirky films like “Barbarella” and “Candy.”

Anita Pallenberg, Actress and Muse of Rolling Stones, Dies at 73

Best known for her relationships with Keith Richards and Brian Jones of the Stones, Ms. Pallenberg appeared in quirky films like “Barbarella” and “Candy.”

Rosalie Sorrels, a Folk Singer Who Transported Her Audience, Is Dead at 83

Ms. Sorrels never rose to fame and fortune, but she influenced a generation of musicians with her songwriting style and her intimate performances.

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