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“Professor” Irwin Corey was born on July 29, 1914, and died on February 6, 2017. He was an American stand-up comic, film actor and activist. He was often billed as “The World’s Foremost Authority”. Corey introduced his unscripted, improvisational style of stand-up comedy at the well-known San Francisco club, the hungry i. Lenny Bruce described ..

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Matilde Margherita Mary Capuis was born on January 1, 1913, in Naples, and died on January 31, 2017. She was an Italian organist, pianist, music educator and composer. Capuis studied in Venice with Gabriele Bianchi and at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory in Florence. Following her studies, Matilde took a position at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi ..

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Saloua Raouda Choucair was born on June 24, 1916, in Beirut died on January 27, 2017. She was a Lebanese painter and sculptor. She was the first abstract artist in Lebanon though she sold nothing there until 1962. Choucair started painting in the studios of Lebanese painters Moustafa Farroukh (1935) and Omar Onsi (1942). Choucair’s ..

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