WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 31: FILE, Cartoonist Tony Auth in Washington, DC on October 31, 1977. Auth, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist from the Philadelphia Inquirer. (Photo by James M. Thresher/The Washington Post)

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Tony Auth, Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist, dies at 72

Mr. Auth spent much of his career at the Philadelphia Inquirer, skewering politicians and authority.

Tibor Rudas, iconoclastic music impresario, dies at 94

Mr. Rudas presented Pavarotti, the Three and orchestras in stadiums and casinos.

Lobbyist, lawyer Thomas H. Boggs Jr. dead at 73

Lobbyist, lawyer Thomas H. Boggs Jr. dead at 73

The cause was an apparent heart attack, said his sister, the broadcast journalist Cokie Roberts.

Yoshiko ‘Shirley’ Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94

Yoshiko ‘Shirley’ Yamaguchi, actress, dies at 94

She posed as a Chinese actress in Japanese wartime propaganda films and later came to Hollywood.

Andrew Kay, developer of Kaypro computer, dies at 95

Andrew Kay, developer of Kaypro computer, dies at 95

Mr. Kay was an inventor whose Kaypro II was a pioneering compact computer in the 1980s.

Magda Olivero, opera star with cult following, dies at 104

Magda Olivero, opera star with cult following, dies at 104

The soprano, who sang into her 90s, was renowned for her intensely dramatic performances.

Joe Sample, jazz-funk pioneer, dies at 75

The pianist and composer was a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders.

Frank Torre, Milwaukee Braves baseball player, dies at 82

Frank Torre, Milwaukee Braves baseball player, dies at 82

Mr. Torre, the brother of Hall of Famer Joe Torre, helped lead the Braves to the 1957 World Series title.

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