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Mr.Barshop, with his brother, used $45,000 in borrowed money to begin the La Quinta Inns & Suites hotel chain.
Mr. Hall was distinguished by his simplicity of style and a warm, lush sound.
Mr. Waldon, one of the few Warhol Superstars who had acting experience, starred in “Lonesome Cowboys” and “Blue Movie.”
Mr. Tracey’s inspirations for some of his compositions were distinctly British in origin.
Mr. Williamson, a lawyer and a foreign-policy scholar and author, was appointed to diplomatic roles under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Bush and George W. Bush.
Mr. Napolitan’s use of polling and advertising heralded the rise of independent political strategists like himself and the waning power of party organizations in managing campaigns.
Mr. Scherer helped create scenes for people in New York who otherwise might never see a flock of cormorants nesting on a cliff.
Ms. Parker, an elegant, ladylike film actress, had her most recognizable role as the Baroness who loves Christopher Plummer’s character in “The Sound of Music.”
Mr. Porter, who had cerebral palsy, was the inspiration for “Door to Door,” a 2002 TV film starring William H. Macy.
Mr. Molinaro had many television shows and movies to his credit, but “La Cage aux Folles” is his best-known work.
Mr. Tibbs, sentenced to death in 1974 for a murder and rape in Florida, was one of six people whose stories of wrongful conviction and near execution were told in the play “The Exonerated.”
Global influences could be heard in the music of Mr. Tabu, a Congolese singer, songwriter and politician.
Mr. Wachs, a founder of the Comic Strip nightclub, also managed Eddie Murphy for more than a decade.
Mr. Kammen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, helped cast the form of the modern scholarly field known as memory studies.
At one point, Mr. Kaminsky represented about one-third of the players in the N.H.L., and he branched out to handle broadcasters.