Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2009: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture
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Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2009: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

by Harris M. Lentz III
     
 

Among 2009's many notable losses in the performing arts are actors Patrick Swayze and Karl Malden, newsman Walter Cronkite, entertainers Soupy Sales and Captain Lou Albano, television icon Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson.

Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated

Overview

Among 2009's many notable losses in the performing arts are actors Patrick Swayze and Karl Malden, newsman Walter Cronkite, entertainers Soupy Sales and Captain Lou Albano, television icon Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson.

Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2009 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, the date, place, and cause of death are provided, along with a recap of their career. 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.

Editorial Reviews

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indispensable reference sources for obit information
ARBA
"a solid reference work that deserves inclusion in all public libraries"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786441747
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/24/2010
Series:
Lentz's Performing Arts Obituaries , #16
Pages:
585
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(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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