Obituaries in the Performing Arts 2001: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

Obituaries in the Performing Arts 2001: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

by Harris M. Lentz
     
 

From singer Aaliyah (August 25, 2001) to wrestling villain Kurt von Brauner (March 13, 2001), the obituaries of 712 performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2001 can be found. For each, the date, place and cause of death are provided, along with a brief recap of

Overview

From singer Aaliyah (August 25, 2001) to wrestling villain Kurt von Brauner (March 13, 2001), the obituaries of 712 performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2001 can be found. For each, the date, place and cause of death are provided, along with a brief recap of their career and citations from major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and photographs of many of the individuals are included. Individual books in this annual series are available dating back to 1994. A subscription plan is available for future issues.

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From 22-year-old pop singer Aaliyah to 96-year-old pioneer television syndicator Frederick Zev, Lentz compiles the obituaries of some 700 major and minor media personalities who died in 2001 <-->many taken from his monthly trade newspaper column. Includes many b&w photos. Lacks an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786412785
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/16/2002
Series:
Lentz's Performing Arts Obituaries, #8
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

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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