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benita-raphan-maker-of-lyrical-short-films-is-dead-at-58
She grew up on the Upper West Side and graduated from City-as-School, an alternative public high school where students design their own curricula based on experiential learning, mostly through internships. (Jean-Michel Basquiat was an alumnus, as was Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys.) Ms. Raphan was an intern with Albert Watson, the fashion photographer.Her mother often described Ms....
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constance-demby-new-age-composer-is-dead-at-81
Constance Demby, whose ethereal music, some of which was played on instruments she designed, was greatly admired by New Age aficionados, spiritual seekers, and fans of electronics, died on March 19 in Pasadena, California. She was 81 years old.Her son and only immediate survivor, Joshua Demby, said the cause was complications from a heart attack.Ms. Demby's 1986 album...
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james-levine-former-met-opera-maestro-is-dead-at-77
Rumors of Mr. Levine's alleged sexual misconduct towards younger men had haunted him for decades. Although news organizations had regularly looked at the story, nothing specific emerged until December 2017. Amid allegations against powerful men in the so-called #MeToo movement, four men went public with allegations that Mr Levine had been sexually assaulted on her. The...
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