Mr. Pelli, whose many distinctive projects include the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, tried to reconcile modernism with his interest in shape, texture and the architecture of the past.
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A fixture in Saratoga and Lexington, she was a prominent hostess, a patron of the arts and, not least, a sportswoman and a thoroughbred breeder.
Ms. Wyman photographed for Life, Business Week and her own enjoyment, satisfying “an immense curiosity to learn and understand the lives of others.”
He was a principal architect of the N.R.A.’s modern image, until an astonishing legal battle between his firm and the gun group broke out.
A career diplomat, he had only recently arrived in Tehran for a temporary diplomatic posting when the embassy was seized in 1979.
By keeping costs down and prices affordable, Mr. Ryan grew the company from one store in Dublin into an international retail behemoth.
A small-town eye doctor, he founded and fostered advocacy groups whose warnings on demographic change have reached the Trump White House.
For decades he played a 1741 instrument. Then he sold it and gave $1.5 million of the proceeds to his alma mater.
His discovery of what seemed at first a mathematical curiosity led to what is known as the Feigenbaum constant, a pattern of chaos found in nature.
As I.R.S. commissioner in the Kennedy administration, Mr. Caplin promised to be “both reasonable and vigorous” and largely succeeded.
Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise that had remained all white.
If you’ve ever taken a yoga class in the United States, the chances are you were influenced by Ms. Ezraty’s techniques.
Of all his clients — the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney among them — Pete Townshend of the Who posed the biggest challenge: repairing what he deliberately wrecked.
She and her family, whom she later wrote about, were among the last Jews to flee what she called a “cultural holocaust” and ended up in Brooklyn in the early 1960s.
Mr. Camilleri was a late-blooming novelist whose series about a Sicilian police officer became wildly popular in Italy and the basis for a television series.
On the Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens transformed from a Republican antitrust lawyer into the leader of the court’s liberal wing.
The former Supreme Court correspondent Linda Greenhouse recalls why the Citizens United case in 2010 led Justice John Paul Stevens to step down from the court.
A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists.
With the bands Juluka and Savuka and as a solo artist, Mr. Clegg fused Western and African cultural influences and defied racial separation.
She appeared onscreen with Meryl Streep, won an award for her Off Broadway work, and later distinguished herself as a writer and a teacher.
His father invented a sport in which roller-skating players muscle and shove one another on a banked track. He used television to expand its audience.
A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation.
He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges.
A defensive master, Whitaker “could stand in front of you and you couldn’t find him,” one boxing announcer said. He died after being struck by a car in Virginia.
Those who knew where to look on East 84th Street could find an apartment stuffed with literature and a literary salon to go with it.
He insisted on viewing art through a social prism as he moved in two cultures, the alternative-art world and the Lower Manhattan gay community.
Mr. Levin, 70, had many Hollywood roles but the sitcom appearance as a mohel made him the profession’s “team mascot,” his son said. “Every mohel compares himself to him.”