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Post Mortem: July, 2011

Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Pietro Sambi, Vatican ambassador, dies at 73

Pietro Sambi, the papal ambassador to the United States since 2005, died Wednesday night apparently from complications related to lung surgery.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:39 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Lil Greenwood dies; singer toured with Duke Ellington

Lil Greenwood, a veteran blues singer from the 1950s chitlin’ circuit who toured with both the Duke Ellington Orchestra and rhythm-and-blues bandleader Roy Milton, died July 19 in her home town Pritchard, Alabama. She was 86.

By Terence McArdle  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Amy Winehouse dies; ‘Rehab’ singer was 27

Amy Winehouse, the obsidian-haired British singer whose hits included “You Know I’m No Good,” and “Rehab” and who publicly struggled with addictions to alcohol and drugs, has reportedly died at her apartment in London.

By T. Rees Shapiro  |  01:05 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Sherwood Schwartz dies: Creator of TV’s “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch” was 94

Mr. Schwartz’s creations were never critical favorites, but they have enjoyed a sort of immortality in reruns, spinoffs and parodies.

By Emma Brown  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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