Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 1999

Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture


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About the Book

From singer and actor David Ackles (March 2, 1999) to costume designer Patricia Zipprodt (July 17, 1999), the obituaries of 578 actors, dancers and choreographers, writers and others associated with pop culture and the performing arts can be found in this heavily illustrated work. Each entry includes the date, place and cause of death, along with a brief summary of the individual’s career and citations to major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers.
Individual books in this annual series are available dating back to 1994. Subscription plan available for future issues.

About the Author(s)

Harris M. Lentz III, independent scholar and prodigious researcher, is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas.

Bibliographic Details

Harris M. Lentz III
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 254
Bibliographic Info: 371 photos, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2000
pISBN: 978-0-7864-0919-8
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5204-0
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Lentz’s Performing Arts Obituaries

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vii

Introduction      1

Reference Bibliography      3

The 1999 Obituaries      5

Book Reviews & Awards

“this volume is a one-stop resource summarizing the deaths of all major individuals in the fields of television, film, cartoons, theater, music and popular literature throughout the world. Each obituary is well written and concise…a great resource…recommended”—Choice; “fascinating…very useful and convenient”—ARBA; “useful”—Booklist; “indispensable reference sources for obit information…recommended…detailed biographical entries…libraries will find this work most helpful, and it will also appeal to readers wishing for a permanent record”—Classic Images; “the best”—Big Reel; “interesting…provide[s] information that might not [be] as easy to find in another source”—Reference Reviews.