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Jaak Panksepp was born on June 5, 1943, in Tartu-deceased and died on April 18, 2017. He was an Estonian-born neuroscientist. He was a psychobiologist, the Baily Endowed Chair of Animal Well-Being Science for the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology, and Physiology at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Emeritus Professor ..

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Digby Fergusson Taylor was born on October 26, 1941, and died on April 18, 2017. He was a New Zealand sailor. Taylor had skippered yachts in both the 1981–82 and 1985–86 Whitbread Round the World Races. He built and skippered the 51-foot sloop Outward Bound, designed by Laurie Davidson, which competed in the 1981–82 Whitbread ..

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Gordon Langford was born on May 11, 1930, and died on April 18, 2017 He was an English composer, arranger, and performer. Langford well known for his brass band compositions and arrangements. Langford was also a composer of orchestral music, winning an Ivor Novello award for best light music composition for his March from the ..

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Philip Roy (Phil) Gray was born on April 20, 1947, in Brisbane and died on April 19, 2017. He was an Australian politician. Gray was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2006 to 2009. He attended state schools before becoming a teacher, studying at the University of Queensland and the University ..

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John “Jack” Grinold was born in 1936 and died on April 21, 2017. He was an American athletic director. John Grinold has served Northeastern University as its sports information director for the past 46 years. During 1984, Grinold was made assistant athletic director with the additional duties of heading the sports marketing and ticket departments, ..

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Dick Contino was born on January 17, 1930, in Fresno, California and died on April 19, 2017. He was an American accordionist and singer. Dick Contino studied the accordion primarily with San Francisco-based Angelo Cognazzo, and occasionally with Los Angeles-based Guido Deiro. At the start of the, he had exhibited great virtuosity on the instrument. ..

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