Clancy Sigal was born on September 6, 1926, in Chicago, Illinois and died on July 16, 2017. He was an American writer. He was a prolific author of dozens of essays and seven books. He was best-known for his autobiographical novel Going Away (1961). He was The Observer correspondent for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic ..
André Lafargue was born on July 2, 1917 in Paris and died on July 18, 2017. He was a French journalist and theatre critic. He began writing for Paris-Matin, later known as Ce matin, le pays, in 1947. Later after a year, Lafargue joined the Parisien libéré, later known as Le Parisien, in 1948. During ..
Peter Sears was born in 1937 and died on July 20, 2017, in New York City. He was an American poet. He was based in Oregon. During 2014, Sears was named the seventh poet laureate of the U.S. state of Oregon. Peter Sears passed away at 80 ..
Ramon Xirau Subias was born on January 20, 1924, in Barcelona, Spain and died on July 27, 2017, in Mexico City. He was a Mexican poet, philosopher and literary critic. Durin 1939, soon after the outbreak of the Spanish civil war, Ramon emigrated to Mexico where he obtained Mexican citizenship in 1955. Subias obtained a ..
Domingo Cecílio Alzugaray was born on November 22, 1932 and died on July 24, 2017. He was an Argentine-born Brazilian actor and journalist. Alzugaray was the founding editor of ISTOÉ, established in 1976. Domingo Alzugaray passed away at 84 ..
Thomas James Fleming was born on July 5, 1927 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American military historian and historical novelist and the author. He authored over forty nonfiction and fiction titles. Fleming’s work reflects a particular interest on the American Revolution, with titles such as Liberty! The American Revolution And The ..
Elliott Castro Tirado was born on February 17, 1949 and died on July 23, 2017. He was a Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico-born sports commentator, color commentator, sports historian and author. He was a commentator in major sports events in Puerto Rico as well as those related to Puerto Rican athletes such as the Olympics, ..
Naiyer Masud was born in 1936, in Lucknow and died in 2017. He was an Urdu scholar and Urdu-language short story writer. He was the author of many scholarly books and translations (notably of Kafka), but is best known for his short stories, collected in the volumes Ganjifa, Simiya, Itr-e-kaafoor, and Taoos Chaman Ki Myna. ..
Michiko Inukai was born on April 20, 1921 in Yotsuya, Tokyo and died on July 24, 2017. She was a Japanese Roman Catholic author and philanthropist. Inukai was the founder of the Michiko Inukai Foundation, which provides financial aid for refugees seeking education. Inukai’s first book Ojosan Horoki was published in 1958, and she has ..
Patrick Spencer Johnson was born on November 24, 1938 and died on July 3, 2017. He was an American physician and author. Spencer was known for the ValueTales series of children’s books, and for his 1998 motivational book Who Moved My Cheese?, which recurred on the New York Times Bestseller list, on the Publishers Weekly ..