Tag Archives: Prolific

Jean-Claude Carrière, 89, Dies; Prolific Writer of Screenplays and More

Jean-Claude Carrière, 89, Dies; Prolific Writer of Screenplays and More

Jean-Claude Carrière, 89, Dies; Prolific Writer of Screenplays and More Jean-Claude Carrière, 89, Dies; Prolific Writer of Screenplays and More Jean-Claude Carrière, an author, playwright and screenwriter who collaborated with the director Luis Buñuel on a string of important films and went on to work on scores of other movies, among them Philip Kaufman’s “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” (1988), …

Read More »

Roger Mandle, a Prolific Museum Director, Dies at 79

Roger Mandle, a Prolific Museum Director, Dies at 79

Roger Mandle, a Prolific Museum Director, Dies at 79 Roger Mandle, a Prolific Museum Director, Dies at 79 When the cellist Yo-Yo Ma needed a new headquarters for his Silk Road Project in 2005, Roger Mandle, then president of the Rhode Island School of Design, gave the organization a home on his campus. When a member of Qatar’s royal family …

Read More »

Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas: Google Doodle celebrates prolific French author who wrote The Three Musketeers Dumas published over 100,000 pages during his lifetime Source link

Read More »

Zev Buffman, 89, Prolific Producer From Broadway to Florida, Dies

Zev Buffman, 89, Prolific Producer From Broadway to Florida, Dies

Zev Buffman, 89, Prolific Producer From Broadway to Florida, Dies Zev Buffman, 89, Prolific Producer From Broadway to Florida, Dies Zev Buffman had been a prominent Broadway producer for two decades when he met Elizabeth Taylor in 1980 at the opening night of his revival of “Brigadoon,” the Lerner and Loewe musical, at the National Theater in Washington. Ms. Taylor, …

Read More »

Gene Deitch, Prolific Animator, Is Dead at 95

Gene Deitch, Prolific Animator, Is Dead at 95

Gene Deitch, Prolific Animator, Is Dead at 95 Gene Deitch, Prolific Animator, Is Dead at 95 Gene Deitch, an Oscar-winning animator who created the early television cartoon “Tom Terrific” and went on to make countless cartoons and film versions of popular children’s books for more than half a century, died on April 16 in Prague, where he lived. He was …

Read More »

Andy González, Prolific Latin Jazz Bassist, Is Dead at 69

Andy González, Prolific Latin Jazz Bassist, Is Dead at 69

Andy González, one of the great bassists in Latin jazz, who in a career that stretched more than four decades played with numerous influential groups — notably the Fort Apache Band, which he formed with his brother Jerry — died on Thursday in the Bronx. He was 69. His sister, Eileen González-Altomari, said the causes were pneumonia and complications of …

Read More »

Gerald Freedman, Prolific Stage Director, Dies at 92

Gerald Freedman, Prolific Stage Director, Dies at 92

“On Friday nights I could do two Jewish services at different temples,” he said in an interview for “The School of Doing: Lessons From Theater Master Gerald Freedman,” a 2017 book by Isaac Klein. “On Saturday morning, I could do another Jewish service. On Sunday, I could do usually two churches. An early Mass, Presbyterian or Episcopalian, and in late …

Read More »