A studio mainstay first in Memphis and later in Nashville, Mr. Young recorded with Elvis Presley and countless others.
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Mr. Glazer often waded into heated debates over contentious issues about race, ethnicity, immigration and education.
Coughlin, a two-time pairs champion, died at 33 on Friday, one day after a SafeSport investigation led to his suspension. Coughlin’s sister said he had taken his own life.
A stray kitten appropriately named Loco started Mr. Chandoha on an unexpected career. By the time he died, he had taken some 90,000 cat pictures.
Mr. Sy, who started out selling surplus boots in Manila after World War II, has been called the “father of modern Philippine retail.”
Mr. Merow, who oversaw the expansion of one of Wall Street’s major law firms, died along with his wife, Mary Alyce, in a fire in their Manhattan home.
After pioneering a targeted cancer therapy, he oversaw MD Anderson in Houston as it gained a reputation as the nation’s top cancer hospital.
After growing up poor in North Carolina, she opened, in Chicago, what is believed to be the first advertising agency founded by a black woman.
She was best known for her hit record “Dark Moon,” but her greatest achievement may have been her success as a businesswoman.
Mr. Mendez orchestrated one of the most audacious covert operations in the agency’s history: the rescue of six American diplomats from Iran in 1980.
She and Belinda Carlisle, later of the Go-Go’s, answered an ad looking for “two untalented girls” and ended up in one of the first punk groups in Los Angeles.
In 1950, with his brother Leonard, he founded Wood Brothers Racing, one of the most innovative and successful teams in Nascar history.
As a distributor, Mr. Urman helped documentaries and other art-house fare reach more and more moviegoers instead of fading into obscurity.
Oliver, the hugely popular poet, died Thursday. Readers turned to her work to find comfort. Here’s a selection of some of her best-known writing on loss and mourning.
With its plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But critics were divided.
Beginning in 1974, Mr. Bogle built Vanguard Group into one of the world’s largest mutual fund companies, attracting investors in droves.
In her dances and short films, she created dreamlike, surreal tapestries. “I describe my aesthetic style as ‘perceptual mischief,’” she once said.
At a time when many needy families lacked adequate nutrition, Kelley helped develop a program to improve the well being of Americans. Today, more than 38 million people receive food stamps.
Playing through injuries, he was a critical part of a daunting offensive line that helped Miami win back-to-back Super Bowls and achieve a perfect season.
Dr. Bourgain, a recipient of some of his field’s most prestigious awards, was undaunted by even the most intractable of challenges.
With his N.F.L. coach father, he was a founder of Joe Gibbs Racing, cultivating drivers like Denny Hamlin, Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch.
A German bass-baritone who was called one of the 20th century’s most important interpreters of his countryman. He was also prized for his acting.
Mr. Pearlman’s ARP synthesizers were once ubiquitous in pop and electronic music. By the mid-1970s, they commanded 40 percent of the market.
Her performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” made her a Broadway legend.