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Oscar-winning documentary maker D.A. Pennebaker dies at 94

Sag Harbor, Aug 4 (AP/UNB) — D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in “Don’t Look Back” and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign in “The War Room,” has died. He was 94. Pennebaker, who received an honorary Academy Award in 2013, died of ... Read More »

Oscar-winning ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ composer Legrand dies

Paris, Jan 27 (AP/UNB) — Oscar-winning composer and pianist Michel Legrand, whose hits included the score for the ’60s romance “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” and the song “The Windmills of Your Mind” and who worked with some of biggest singers of the 20th century, has died at age 86. Legrand last performed on stage just last month, and was still ... Read More »