The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women involved in the performing arts in 2011. Notables who died include Andy Rooney, Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes commentator; Smokin' Joe Frazier, heavyweight boxing champion; rapper Heavy D; Jane Russell, Hollywood pin-up of 1940s and '50s; and movie legend Elizabeth Taylor. Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2011 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, t.Many musical voices were silenced in 2011 in- cluding singer Phoebe Snow of a Poetry Mana fame; country singing star ... Primary sources include The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Times (of Lon- don), The Washington Post, Variety, Time, People, TV Guide and Newsweek. ... The Comics Buyera#39;s Guide, Locus, Pro Wrestling Torch, Psychotronic Video, The ComicsJour- nal and Facts on File.
|Title||:||Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2011|
|Author||:||Harris M. Lentz III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-05-03|