A self-taught musician, Armando Peraza performed with jazz artists like Dave Brubeck and George Shearing, and spent two decades with Carlos Santana.
Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San Francisco hospital.
Farthing was former chief of medicine for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Frustrated by the slow pace of vaccine development, he said he would volunteer to be a guinea pig.
Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60.
The controversial Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of painter Jackson Pollock was one of several best-selling works he co-authored with his longtime partner Steven Naifeh.
Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62.
Eileen Blake (March 3, 1940 - May 5, 2013) (WASHINGTON, Utah) - Eileen Blake, age 73, died on May 5, 2013 at her home in Washington, UT. She was born March 3, 1940 in Murray, UT to Ferron Joseph and Klea Tew Blake. She married Roc Ratner, o...
Lorraine Randall Rands (1923 - 6 May 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Lorraine Randall Rands died peacefully on Monday, 6 May 2013, at her home in St. George, Utah, a few weeks after her 90th birthday. She was the sweet, loving wife of Robert Win...