Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2014

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McFarland, May 7, 2015 - Performing Arts - 396 pages
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"This volume is a one-stop resource summarizing the deaths of all major individuals in the fields of television, film cartoons, theater music and popular literature throughout the world. Each obituary is well written and concise...a great resource...recommended."--Choice

"An absolute must...indispensible...recommended."--Examiner 

"A solid reference work that deserves inclusion in all public libraries.--"American Reference Books Annual 

   Among 2014's many notable losses in the performing arts were actors Robin Williams, James Garner and Lauren Bacall, folk music icon Pete Seeger, Jazz pianist Horace Silver, rock singer Joe Cocker and co-host of National Public Radio's "Car Talk," Tom Magliozzi.

   Obituaries of performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2014 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, the date, place, and cause of death are provided, along with a career recap. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and many photographs are included. Books in this annual series are available dating to 1994, and a subscription plan is available for future issues.

 

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 Harris M. Lentz III, prodigious researcher and independent scholar, is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas.

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