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Whereas many celebrities have been in a position to get well from coronavirus infections, many, sadly, have not been as fortunate. Be a part of Wonderwall.com as we check out the celebs we have misplaced resulting from the coronavirus pandemic… Conservative speak radio host Phil Valentine, who in July was hospitalised as he battled COVID-19, died from issues of the coronavirus in August. Phil, who labored in radio for greater than 40 years, was 61. His station, SuperTalk 99.7 WTN, confirmed his passing in a tweet posted on Aug. 21. Phil had made headlines as he was a vocal vaccine skeptic and himself wasn’t vaccinated, however after he was moved right into a essential care unit, brother Mark Valentine stated the radio host regretted that he wasn’t a stronger advocate for COVID-19 vaccination. “I do know if he had been in a position to let you know this, he would let you know, ‘Go get vaccinated. Give up worrying concerning the politics. Give up worrying about all of the conspiracy theories,'” Mark instructed The Tennessean in July. “He regrets not being extra adamant about getting the vaccine. Have a look at the dadgum information.”
On Aug. 19, Japanese actor and martial arts legend Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba — who had memorable roles in motion pictures together with “The Avenue Fighter,” “Kill Invoice” and “The Quick and the Livid: Tokyo Drift” — died from issues of COVID-19, his rep confirmed to Variety. He was 82.
Paul Johnson, a home music icon from Chicago who influenced a slew of modern-day DJs, handed away on Aug. 4 resulting from COVID-related issues. He was 50. Paul was greatest recognized for his 1999 single “Get Get Down,” which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Membership Songs chart. An announcement on his Fb web page introduced his dying: “Our greatness handed away this morning at 9am the home music legend everyone knows as PJ aka PAUL JOHNSON has handed away on this day of AUGUST 4th 2021. Relaxation In Heaven Paul.”
Sanford Clark — the rockabilly-country music star whose 1956 Prime 10 hit “The Idiot” was re-recorded by Elvis Presley and The Animals — is useless following a battle with the coronavirus. On July 4, he handed away at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, the place he was receiving most cancers remedy earlier than being identified with COVID-19, publicist and fellow performer Johnny Vallis instructed Billboard. Sanford was 85.
John Davis, one of many actual singing voices behind Milli Vanilli, handed away on Might 24 from issues of COVID-19. John’s daughter, Jasmin, wrote on his Fb web page, “My dad handed away this night [due to] the coronavirus. He made lots of people completely happy along with his laughter and smile, his completely happy spirit, love and particularly by means of his music. He gave a lot to the world! Please give him the final spherical of applause. We’ll miss him dearly.” John was 66.
Clothier Alber Elbaz died from issues of COVID-19 in Paris on April 24. He was 59. The corporate behind the Moroccan-born Israeli designer’s newest enterprise, AZ Manufacturing facility, confirmed the unhappy information to The New York Occasions. The person whose work was worn by movie star purchasers together with Beyonce, Natalie Portman, Harry Kinds, Meryl Streep and extra most notably served as the style director for Lanvin from 2001 to 2015.
Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons bassist Joe Lengthy (born Joseph Louis LaBracio) died on April 21 from issues of COVID-19, shut good friend Anthony Newell, a member of the Jersey 4 tribute band of which Joe was the musical director, instructed NJ.com. The New Jersey Corridor of Fame member was 88. Former bandmates Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio additionally confirmed Joe’s passing in an announcement. One other former 4 Seasons bandmate, Tommy DeVito, also died from coronavirus complications in September 2020.
Former actuality TV star Linda Torres, good friend of the late Angela “Huge Ang” Raiola who appeared on the VH1 actuality sequence “Huge Ang” and “Mob Wives,” died at Staten Island College Hospital in New York — the place she spent 9 weeks — on April 1 from issues of the coronavirus, Huge Ang’s sister Janine Detore instructed People journal. Linda, 67, had been preventing breast most cancers and was recovering from surgical procedure to implant a chemo port. After growing a fever, she returned to the hospital, the place she was identified with COVID-19. “She went again to the hospital pondering she had an an infection. They discovered she had COVID,” Janine stated. “She was positioned on a ventilator then they took off the ventilator. She actually was preventing, however I suppose she could not actually battle it. It was an excessive amount of.” In keeping with Janine, “Linda was the lifetime of the social gathering — like my sister. Very enjoyable to be round, not destructive, simply wished to have a enjoyable time. I get so unhappy to know that she’s gone now.”
Captain Sir Tom Moore — the 100-year-old WWII veteran who catapulted to fame in 2020 when he helped elevate greater than $43 million for Britain’s Nationwide Well being Service charities within the early days of the U.Ok.’s coronavirus lockdowns by strolling greater than 100 laps within the backyard of his residence in Bedfordshire, England — has died after being identified with COVID-19, his household introduced on Feb. 2. Captain Sir Tom, who was knighted for his fundraising efforts by Queen Elizabeth II in July 2020, was admitted to the hospital on Jan. 31 after being handled for pneumonia and testing constructive for the coronavirus the earlier week, Sky Information reported. “The final yr of our father’s life was nothing wanting outstanding,” daughters Hannah and Lucy stated in an announcement. “He was rejuvenated and skilled issues he’d solely ever dreamed of.” Buckingham Palace tweeted that “The Queen is sending a non-public message of condolence to the household of Captain Sir Tom Moore. Her Majesty very a lot loved assembly Captain Sir Tom and his household at Windsor final yr. Her ideas and people of the Royal Household are with them.”
Broadcast legend Larry King passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart in Los Angeles at 87 on Jan. 23, 2021 — just some weeks after leaving the ICU for a daily hospital room after dealing with respiration points amid his battle with COVID-19 that started in December. His sixth spouse, Julia Alexander, instructed the New York Publish that Larry died from coronavirus issues, however most up-to-date spouse Shawn Southwick King — who was within the midst of divorce proceedings with Larry when he died — instructed “Entertainment Tonight” that the reason for dying “was an an infection, it was sepsis,” including, “Nicely, he was lastly able to go, I’ll let you know that. You recognize, he by no means wished to go however his candy little physique was simply, it had simply been hit so many instances with so many issues and as soon as we heard the phrase COVID, all of our hearts simply sunk. However he beat it, you understand, he beat it, however it did take its toll after which the unrelated an infection lastly is what took him, however boy, he was not gonna go down simply.”
On Jan. 27, information retailers reported that NBA reporter and analyst Sekou Smith, who lined the league for many years, had died from COVID-19 at 48. “We’re all heartbroken over Sekou’s tragic passing,” learn an announcement from Turner Sports activities, which operates NBA TV and NBA.com — the place Sekou labored for the final decade-plus. “His dedication to journalism and the basketball group was immense and we are going to miss his heat, participating character.”
Legendary “Wall of Sound” music producer Phil Spector died at 81 on Jan. 16 whereas incarcerated for the 2003 homicide of Lana Clarkson. In keeping with an announcement from the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, he was “pronounced deceased of pure causes … at an out of doors hospital.” TMZ, nevertheless, reported that the person who honed a number of the most well-known songs of the ’60s and ’70s — together with The Righteous Brothers’ “You Misplaced that Lovin’ Feeling” and “Unchained Melody,” The Ronettes’ “Be My Child,” The Beatles’ “Let It Be” album and John Lennon’s “Think about” — had been hospitalized with COVID-19 4 weeks earlier and returned to jail after starting to get well. He then, TMZ reported, was despatched again to the hospital after struggling respiration points and shortly died.
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British actress Barbara Shelley — who was greatest recognized for her roles in horror movies like 1958’s “Blood of the Vampire,” 1960’s “Village of the Damned” (pictured) and 1966’s “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” — died from issues of the coronavirus on Jan. 4, the BBC reported.
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Daybreak Wells, who was greatest recognized for her function as Mary Ann on “Gilligan’s Island,” died in Los Angeles on Dec. 30, 2020, from issues of COVID-19. The actress was 82.
Tony-nominated Broadway star Nick Cordero died on July 5 in a Los Angeles hospital from issues of COVID-19. He was 41. The singer-actor’s spouse, actress-dancer and Rockette-turned-fitness coach Amanda Kloots, had chronicled his battle with the coronavirus and all of the issues that adopted — together with the amputation of his leg resulting from clotting points — over the earlier 95 days. “God has one other angel in heaven now. My darling husband handed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his household, singing and praying as he gently left this earth,” she wrote on Instagram. “I’m in disbelief and hurting all over the place. My coronary heart is damaged as I can’t think about our lives with out him. Nick was such a shiny mild. He was everybody’s good friend, liked to pay attention, assist and particularly speak. He was an unbelievable actor and musician. He liked his household and liked being a father and husband. [Our 1-year-old son] Elvis and I’ll miss him in every little thing we do, on a regular basis.” She additionally thanked Nick’s physician in addition to all of the followers who despatched love and assist to their household. “I’ll love you eternally and at all times my candy man,” Amanda concluded her put up.
Nation music legend Charley Pleasure — a pioneer for Black artists within the style and the primary Black member of the Nation Music Corridor of Fame — died on Dec. 12 in Dallas from issues of COVID-19. He was 86. The Grammy winner, who was recognized for hit songs like “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” and “Is Anyone Goin’ to San Antone,” delivered his ultimate efficiency at November’s 2020 Country Music Association Awards, the place he was given a lifetime achievement award.
Actress Carol Sutton — who appeared in movies and on TV reveals together with “Metal Magnolias,” “The Pelican Transient,” “Queen Sugar,” “Treme,” “Claws” and “Lovecraft Nation” — died on Dec. 10 in New Orleans of COVID-19 issues, the town’s mayor introduced. She was 76. Mayor LaToya Cantrell praised Carol as being “virtually the Queen of New Orleans theater, having graced the phases throughout the town for many years.”
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Dave Prowse — the British character actor who bodily performed Darth Vader (James Earl Jones offered the villain’s voice) within the first “Star Wars” trilogy — died from complications of COVID-19 on Nov. 28. He was 85. Daughter Rachel instructed The Solar that the 6-foot-6 former bodybuilder had Alzheimer’s and for the final two weeks of his life was battling the coronavirus in a U.Ok. hospital. “It is horrible that COVID restrictions meant we didn’t get to see him and say goodbye,” she stated. “However after we went to gather his stuff from the hospital the nurse stated what a cool man he was. He was such a larger-than-life character. He would have liked to see himself trending on Twitter.”
Singer-actress Lynn Kellogg Simpers, greatest recognized for her starring function as Sheila within the unique 1968 Broadway manufacturing of “Hair,” died on Nov. 12 in a St. Louis hospital from COVID-19 issues. She was 77. Husband John Simpers instructed The New York Occasions she was contaminated with the coronavirus at a gathering in a big theater in Branson, Missouri, the place most individuals weren’t sporting masks. He added that she had a non-life-threatening type of leukemia that compromised her vascular system.
Paris-based Japanese designer Kenzo Takada died from coronavirus-related issues on Oct. 4, a spokesperson for one of many vogue visionary’s manufacturers confirmed in an announcement: “It’s with immense disappointment that the model Ok-3 pronounces the lack of its celebrated inventive director, Kenzo Takada. The world-renowned designer handed away on October 4th, 2020 resulting from COVID-19 associated issues on the age of 81 on the American Hospital, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.”
Musician and singer Tommy DeVito — a founding member of The 4 Seasons and a member of the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame — died in a Las Vegas space hospital on Sept. 21 from issues of the coronavirus, “On line casino” actor Alfredo Nittoli confirmed on Fb. The famed doo-wop star was 92.
Former Temptations lead singer Bruce Williamson died from issues of COVID-19 at his Las Vegas residence on Sept. 6, 2020, TMZ reported the next day. Bruce, who grew to become a Temptation in 2006 and carried out with the group till 2015, was 49.
Baseball icon Tom Seaver — who’s broadly thought to be one of many biggest Mets gamers of all time — died on Aug. 31 at his residence in Calistoga, California, from issues of Lewy physique dementia and COVID-19, his household confirmed to the Baseball Corridor of Fame. The previous pitcher, the galvanizing chief of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship workforce, was 75. “We’re heartbroken to share that our beloved husband and father has handed away,” spouse Nancy and daughters Sarah and Anne instructed the HOF. “We ship our love out to his followers, as we mourn his loss with you.”
Trini Lopez, who discovered fame within the Sixties along with his mixture of people, Latin and rockabilly music — his largest data had been “If I Had a Hammer” and “Lemon Tree” — died on Aug. 11 at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California, from issues of COVID-19. He was 83.
Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, died from issues of COVID-19, his web site introduced on July 30. The co-chair of Black Voices for Trump and contributor for conservative media outlet Newsmax was 74. “We knew when he was first hospitalized with COVID-19 [in early July] that this was going to be a tough combat. He had hassle respiration and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. All of us prayed that the preliminary meds they gave him would get his respiration again to regular, however it grew to become clear fairly shortly that he was in for a battle,” HermanCain.com editor Dan Calabrese wrote. “There have been hopeful indicators, together with a mere 5 days in the past when medical doctors instructed us they thought he would finally get well, though it would not be fast. … I am sorry I needed to carry you unhealthy information this morning. However the excellent news is that we had a person so good, so strong, so full of affection and religion … that his dying hits us this tough. Thank God for a person like that.”
German magician and entertainer Roy Horn, who got here to fame as half of the duo Siegfried & Roy — and whose profession was lower brief when he was attacked by one in all their famed white tigers on stage in 2003 — died in Las Vegas on Might 8 from issues associated to COVID-19, his rep confirmed. Roy, who was 75, was diagnosed with the coronavirus in late April. “Immediately, the world has misplaced one of many greats of magic, however I’ve misplaced my greatest good friend,” Siegfried Fischbacher stated in an announcement. “From the second we met, I knew Roy and I, collectively, would change the world. There could possibly be no Siegfried with out Roy, and no Roy with out Siegfried.” He continued, “Roy was a fighter his entire life together with throughout these ultimate days. I give my heartfelt appreciation to the workforce of medical doctors, nurses and workers at Mountain View Hospital who labored heroically in opposition to this insidious virus that finally took Roy’s life.”
On April 7, country-folk singer and songwriter John Prine, who was recognized for his raspy vocals and plain-spoken model, handed away from issues attributable to COVID-19. He was 73. Along with being inducted into the Songwriters Corridor of Fame, John — an actual songwriter’s songwriter beloved by followers and musicians alike — was the recipient of a Grammy lifetime achievement award in 2020. He additionally has two different Grammys.
Former Dream Avenue singer Chris Trousdale died from issues because of the coronavirus in Burbank, California, on June 2. He was 34. After hitting it huge musically, the previous boy band member went on to star on TV reveals like “Days of our Lives” and “Shake it Up.”
On April 8, Emmy-nominated hairstylist Charles Gregory handed away from well being issues associated to COVID-19. He was greatest recognized for engaged on tv reveals with famed filmmaker Tyler Perry. He additionally labored with a number of different notable Black actors, writers and filmmakers together with Ava DuVernay, Lee Daniels and Viola Davis. “Immediately it is with a heavy coronary heart that I inform you of the passing of one in all our crew members,” Tyler wrote on Instagram. “Mr. Charles Gregory was a hairstylist that had labored with us for a few years. The person was heat, loving and hilarious. All of us liked to see him coming and listen to his laughter. Charles misplaced his battle with COVID-19 right now. It saddens me to consider him dying this fashion. My sincerest prayers are along with his household.”
Adam Schlesinger, a famous songwriter and co-founder of the pop-rock band Fountains of Wayne, handed away on April 1 from issues associated to COVID-19. He was 52. The beloved musician, who launched the hit music “Stacy’s Mother” in 2003, was additionally an Emmy Award-winning songwriter for the musical TV sequence “Loopy Ex-Girlfriend.” The New York Metropolis native additionally notably penned the title music for the Tom Hanks-directed film “That Factor You Do!,” which earned him Oscar and Golden Globe Awards in 1997.
Gospel singer Troy Sneed died at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, on April 27 from issues of the coronavirus. He was 52. Troy was nominated for a Grammy for his work on the 1999 gospel album “Larger.”
On April 5, actress Lee Fierro — greatest referred to as Mrs. Kintner within the “Jaws” movie franchise — handed away from issues of the coronavirus. She was 91.
Steve Dalkowski, the wild and hard-throwing left-handed minor league pitcher who impressed the character Nuke LaLoosh within the film “Bull Durham” — however by no means pitched in a giant league sport — died on April 19, 2020, on the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, Connecticut, resulting from issues of COVID-19. His sister stated he had a number of pre-existing circumstances that led to his dying. The previous athlete — who was 80 when he handed away — had been in an assisted residing facility for 26 years resulting from alcoholic dementia.
Fred The Godson, a Bronx-based rapper and hip-hop radio fixture, revealed on April 6 that he’d been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19. On April 23, Fred (actual identify: Frederick Thomas) died from issues of the coronavirus, his rep confirmed. He was 35.
Nation singer Joe Diffie died on March 29 from issues attributable to the coronavirus. He was 61. His hit songs embrace “Residence,” “If the Satan Danced (In Empty Pockets)” and “Greater Than the Beatles.” On the 1993 Grammy Awards, Joe — a member of the Grand Ole Opry for 25 years — was nominated for greatest nation collaboration with vocals for the music “Not Too A lot to Ask” with Mary Chapin Carpenter.
Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. died on April 1 from coronavirus-related issues. The legendary musician from New Orleans — whose kids embrace famous musicians Branford Marsalis and Wynton Marsalis — was 85. Stated Branford, “My dad was an enormous of a musician and trainer, however a fair higher father. He poured every little thing he had into making us the very best of what we could possibly be.”
On March 25, actor Mark Blum died after contracting the novel coronavirus. He was 69. Mark rose to fame after touchdown a starring function within the 1985 movie “Desperately In search of Susan.” The New York Metropolis native, a theater veteran, additionally notably appeared in movies together with “Crocodile Dundee” and “I Do not Know How She Does It” and in newer years was on TV’s “Succession,” “You” and “Mozart within the Jungle.”
Cinematographer Allen Daviau — a five-time Oscar nominee for movies together with “E.T. the Additional Terrestrial,” “The Shade Purple,” “Empire of the Solar” and “Bugsy” — died at a Los Angeles hospital from issues of COVID-19 on April 15 at 77. “E.T.” filmmaker Steven Spielberg was among the many stars who mourned, sharing in an announcement about Allen, “His heat and humanity had been as highly effective as his lens. He was a singular expertise and an attractive human being.”
Italian actress Lucia Bosè died on March 23 from coronavirus-related issues. She was 89. She reached the height of her fame within the Nineteen Fifties throughout the time of Italian Neorealism. Her filmography consists of “Three Ladies from Rome,” “Live performance of Intrigue,” “Nocturne 29” and “The Picasso Summer time.”
On March 24, acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally handed away in a Florida hospital from issues attributable to COVID-19. He was 81 and had beforehand survived lung most cancers and was residing with COPD. In 2018, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters and in 2019, he was the recipient of a particular Tony Award for lifetime achievement. His listing of accolades additionally embrace 4 different Tonys (for writing the books for the musicals “Ragtime” and “Kiss of the Spider Lady” and penning the performs “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Grasp Class”) and an Emmy for writing the TV model of his play “Andre’s Mom” in addition to two Guggenheim fellowships.
Singer-songwriter and musician Manu Dibango, who was recognized for enjoying the saxophone and vibraphone, handed away on March 24 at 84 from COVID-19 issues. He was greatest recognized for his single “Soul Makossa,” which got here out in 1972.
Celebrated jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz died from pneumonia associated to COVID-19 on April 15. He was 92. The musician, whose profession lasted for seven a long time, was the final surviving performer on Miles Davis’ landmark “Delivery of the Cool” album, Billboard reported.
Musician and lawyer Matthew Seligman died from issues associated to COVID-19 on April 17 at 64. Along with being remembered for his affect on the brand new wave music scene within the ’80s, Matthew — who was a member of bands The Mushy Boys and the Thompson Twins — famously performed on stage with David Bowie throughout his 1985 Dwell Support efficiency.
Japanese comic Ken Shimura, who co-starred on the Japanese selection present “Shimura Ken no Bakatonosama,” handed away on March 29 from COVID-19 well being issues. He was 70. Identified for his slapstick comedy, Ken was also known as “Japan’s Robin Williams.”
“Prime Chef Masters” winner Floyd Cardoz died on March 25 resulting from issues from the novel coronavirus. The 59-year-old movie star chef, who cooked on dozens of TV reveals, was admitted to a New Jersey hospital after he fell in poor health upon coming back from a visit to Mumbai in March.
Actress-turned-author Patricia Bosworth, who starred alongside Audrey Hepburn in “The Nun’s Story,” died in New York on April 2 from pneumonia introduced on by the novel coronavirus. She was 86. Her works embrace “The Males in My Life: A Memoir of Love and Artwork in Nineteen Fifties,” “Something Your Little Coronary heart Needs: An American Household Story” and “Jane Fonda: The Personal Lifetime of a Public Lady.”
Jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney handed away on March 31 from issues of COVID-19. He was 59. The Grammy winner famously studied with Miles Davis from 1985 till the acclaimed musician’s dying in 1991. Philadelphia-born Wallace’s albums embrace “Verses,” “Obsession” and “No Room for Argument.”
Jazz guitarist John “Bucky” Pizzarelli, 94, died on April 1 from COVID-19 at his New Jersey residence. Bucky — the daddy of famous musicians John Pizzarelli and Martin Pizzarelli — collaborated with artists together with Benny Goodman, Antônio Carlos Jobim and Stéphane Grappelli throughout his prolonged profession. He was additionally a workers musician in The Tonight Present Band on “The Tonight Present Starring Johnny Carson” in 1964.
On March 29, singer, songwriter and guitarist Alan Merrill died from issues attributable to the novel coronavirus. He was 69. Together with being the author and lead vocalist of the unique model of the observe “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll, which was first recorded by the Arrows in 1975 and later made well-known by Joan Jett, Alan was referred to as the primary Western musician to achieve pop star standing in Japan.
English actress Hilary Heath (often known as Hilary Dwyer) handed away on March 30 from issues associated to COVID-19. She was 74. Hilary landed roles in movies together with 1968’s “Witchfinder Common” and 1970’s “Wuthering Heights.” The Liverpool native was greatest recognized for her many appearances in horror movies within the late Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies. She’s seen right here within the 1970 horror film “Cry of the Banshee.”
Actor Allen Garfield, 80, died on April 7 from COVID-19. His spectacular roster of credit embrace appearances in movies like “Irreconcilable Variations,” “Beverly Hills Cop II” and “Diabolique.” He’s pictured right here on an episode of the sequence “Sports activities Night time” in 2000.
In keeping with an announcement from her brother, Prince Sixto Enrique, Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma is the world’s first royal to die from the coronavirus. She handed away in Paris on March 26 at 86. Maria Teresa is a distant cousin of Spain’s King Felipe VI.
English actor Jay Benedict died on April 4 from well being issues attributable to the coronavirus. He was 68. He appeared in movies together with “Aliens” and “The Darkish Knight Rises.”
Beloved performing trainer Wynn Handman — who co-founded and served as director of New York Metropolis’s American Place Theatre, an influential a part of the off-Broadway scene following its 1963 opening — died at 97 on April 11 from issues of COVID-19. His theater championed new playwrights like a younger Sam Shepard and solid actors like Robert de Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Raul Julia, Faye Dunaway and John Leguizamo early of their careers.
Musician-producer Hal Willner, 64, died at residence in New York Metropolis on April 7. He had signs per these precipitated COVID-19 although was unable to get examined earlier than his dying. The Philadelphia native was famously recognized for coordinating tribute albums that featured an array of musicians and musical kinds together with rock, jazz, and classical. He was additionally a longtime sketch music producer on “Saturday Night time Dwell.”
Actor Forrest Compton, who was greatest recognized for his work on the cleaning soap opera “Fringe of the Night time,” died on April 5 from issues associated to COVID-19. He was 94. He additionally appeared in 1961’s “The Outsider” and 1991’s “McBain.”