qThis 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.q--Choice qAn absolute must...indispensible...recommended.q--Examiner qA solid reference work that deserves inclusion in all public libraries.--qAmerican 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 qCar Talk, q 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.Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died of complications from cancer at his home in Kent, ... were also worn by such films stars as Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anne Hathaway, and Kristen Stewart.
|Title||:||Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2014|
|Author||:||Harris M. Lentz III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2015-05-07|