A bristly contrarian in his profession, he insisted that magic is based solely on earthly sleight of hand and visual trickery.

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With Steve Winwood as lead vocalist, the Spencer Davis Group had two No. 1 U.K. singles — “Keep on Running” in 1965 and “Somebody Help Me” in 1966 — and seven British top 40 hits before Winwood’s departure in 1967.

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After leading the Transportation Department during the Johnson administration, he oversaw Amtrak and chaired Airbus’s North American wing.

His career was interrupted by a neurological condition that robbed him of his distinctive, vibrato-heavy voice for years.

He chaired Walter Mondale’s 1984 presidential campaign and led Washington organizations, including the Kennedy Center and Brookings Institution, as well as the Fannie Mae mortgage company.

At the Jonathan Cape publishing firm, he helped launch the careers of dozens of acclaimed literary artists.

After his ALS diagnosis in the 1990s, he led an annual wheelchair ride that raised millions of dollars.

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She excelled as a sensual villain in several film noirs, including the desert-set “Inferno.”

She had a long career as a character actor onstage and in movies, including “Mystic Pizza” (1988) and “Network” (1976).

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He was also known for his collaboration with Charles Aznavour, the French balladeer for whom he provided the English lyrics of such hits as “Yesterday, When I Was Young” and “She.”

Mr. Gibson wrote music for solo instruments, electronics, dance, music theater and opera, and he was a member of the Philip Glass Ensemble from its first concert in 1968 until 2019.

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He was only seven years out of law school in 1967 when he argued the Supreme Court case that would reverberate for decades in that chamber and beyond.

As Army chief of staff, he instituted changes in training and weapon systems to modernize the U.S. military.

He was an author whose books included in-depth looks at New Orleans, the Coors family and gun owners.

“Still Alive,” an unsparing account of her coming-of-age in Nazi Europe, was praised as an essential entry in the canon of books by Holocaust survivors.

He won the 1975 and ’76 World Series with Cincinnati and was named NL MVP in both seasons.

She took to the presidential campaign trail at 96 on behalf of her son, Sen. John McCain of Arizona.

He was banned from performing in the country after siding with protesters after a disputed presidential election in 2009.

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He orchestration of state dinners, weddings and receptions made her, the first lady said, the “greatest showman since P.T. Barnum.”

The lawyer and college professor was only two generations removed from his grandfather, who was born in 1790.

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