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John Aldridge “Jack” Collom was born on November 8, 1931, in Chicago and died on July 2, 2017. He was an American poet, essayist, and creative writing pedagogue. Included among the twenty-five books Collom published during his lifetime were Red Car Goes By: Selected Poems 1955–2000; Poetry Everywhere: Teaching Poetry Writing in School and in ..

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Francis Abiola Irele known as Abiola Irele, May 22, 1936 and died on July 2, 2017. He was a Nigerian academic. He was best known as the doyen of Africanist literary scholars worldwide. Irele was Provost at the newly founded Kwara State University in Ilorin, Nigeria. After moving back to Nigeria, Irele was Visiting Professor ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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