Geri Allen was born on June 12, 1957 and died on June 27, 2017. He was an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and educated in the Detroit Public Schools. He worked with many jazz musicians, including Ornette Coleman, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, and Charles Lloyd. Allen ..
Olga Feliú Segovia was born on August 20, 1932 and died on June 25, 2017. She was a Chilean politician and layer. Feliú was appointed to the Senate in 1990 by the Supreme Court in 1990 and served until 1998, when she was succeeded by Enrique Silva Cimma. Olga Feliú passed away at 84 years ..
William Schumacher Massey was born on August 23, 1920, in Granville, Illinois and died on June 17, 2017. He was an American mathematician, known for his work in algebraic topology. The product was named for him. Massey worked also on the formulation of spectral sequences by means of exact couples, and wrote several textbooks, including ..
Jean-Pierre Kahane was born on December 11, 1926 and died on June 21, 2017. He was a French mathematician. He attended the École normale supérieure and obtained the agrégation of mathematics in 1949. Kahane then worked for the CNRS from 1949 to 1954, first as an intern and then as a research assistant. Kahane defended ..
Donald Norman Winch was born on April 15, 1935 and died on June 19, 2017. He was a British economist and academic. Winch was Professor of the History of Economics at the University of Sussex from 1969 to 2000, and its Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts and Social Studies) from 1986 to 1989. Donald Winch passed away at ..
Thara Memory was born in Eatonville, Florida and died on June 17, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. He was a trumpeter and educator. Memory attended Alabama State University and Marylhurst University. Memory lived in Portland, Oregon, United States from the 1980s until his death in 2017. During 2005, he founded the American Music Program Pacific Crest ..
David William Frank was born in Baltimore, Maryland and died on June 12, 2017, in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. He was an American thespian, author, and educator, who taught in Boston, Massachusetts for 34 years at the Roxbury Latin School. Frank attended the Friends School of Baltimore under the tutelage of Gerritt Blauvelt, whose teaching style ..
Clifford John Earle, Jr. was born on November 3, 1935 and died on June 12, 2017. He was an American mathematician. Earle Jr. specialized in complex variables and Teichmüller spaces. Clifford was married in 1960 and had two children and two grandchildren. Clifford died at a hospice in Ithaca, New York. Clifford John Earle Jr. ..
Morton Norton Cohen was born on February 27, 1921, in Calgary, Canada and died on June 12, 2017. He was an American author and scholar, and Professor Emeritus of the City University of New York. Cohen was best known for extensive studies of children’s author Lewis Carroll including the 1995 biography Lewis Carroll: A Biography. ..
James Everett Martin was born on June 22, 1932 in Vinemont, Alabama and died on June 3, 2017. He was the President of the University of Arkansas from 1980 to 1984, and of Auburn University from 1984 to 1992. Martin graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in 1954, an M.A. from North Carolina State ..