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Post Mortem: May 18, 2008 - May 24, 2008

Brother of the More Famous Robert

I enjoy writing about photography, but I hadn't expected to write about two photographers in less than a week. Last week, I wrote about the death of my friend Flip Schulke, whose career was highlighted by his haunting images of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King Jr. Then,...

By Matt Schudel  |  May 24, 2008; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Video: Siegmund Nissel, Violinist for Amadeus String Quartet

Adam Bernstein writes in The Post today about Siegmund Nissel, a German-born violinist with the celebrated Amadeus String Quartet. Nissel died May 21 at his home in London. Watch a video of the Amadeus Quartet playing Bartók....

By Mike McPhate  |  May 23, 2008; 11:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A Chilly Ending

A leader in cryonics "deanimates."...

By Patricia Sullivan  |  May 21, 2008; 3:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Searching the World

The vast majority of our obits originate from families who contact us, but that's not always the case. We keep an eye on the newswires and Internet newsgroups where people who like obits congregate, we all have sources in various communities who alert us when someone notable has died, and...

By Patricia Sullivan  |  May 20, 2008; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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