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Peter Williams, Who Painted the Black Experience, Dies at 69

Peter Williams, whose colorful paintings — sometimes humorous, sometimes disturbing, often both — reflected his own history, Black history and contemporary issues like...

Michael Thomas, Writer and Bête Noire of the Moneyed Class, Dies at 85

“I believe working on Wall Street is the most degrading form of activity that one could imagine,” he told The Washington Post in...

James Hormel, America’s First Openly Gay Ambassador, Dies at 88

James C. Hormel, the first openly gay person to represent the United States as an ambassador, died on Friday in San Francisco. He...

Pat Hitchcock O’Connell, Director’s Cast Member and Daughter, Dies at 93

Pat Hitchcock looks at the troubling scene unfolding before her in her father’s 1951 thriller, “Strangers on a Train”: Bruno Antony — a...

Donald Kagan, Leading Historian of Ancient Greece, Dies at 89

Mrs. Kagan, who taught elementary school and wrote two books about the history of New Haven, Conn., died in 2017. Along with his...

Nanci Griffith, Singer Who Mixed Folk and Country, Dies at 68

Nanci Griffith, the Texas-born singer and songwriter known for thoughtful narrative songs like “Love at the Five and Dime” and “Trouble in the...

Janice Mirikitani, Poet and Crusader for People in Need, Dies at 80

Poetry, she once said, was “the language of my definition and my liberation.”Among the subjects her poems explored was her family’s forced relocation...

Una Stubbs, Veteran Actress Known for ‘Sherlock,’ Dies at 84

Una Stubbs, the veteran British actress best known to American audiences for her role as Mrs. Hudson, the landlady to Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock...

Elka Schumann, Matriarch of the Bread and Puppet Theater, Dies at 85

Elka Schumann, who with her husband, Peter, ran the Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont, known for its countercultural messaging through avant-garde puppeteering,...

Marcia Nasatir, Who Broke a Glass Ceiling in Hollywood, Dies at 95

Marcia Nasatir, who was the first woman to become a vice president of a major Hollywood studio — although, unlike some female executives...

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