He performed with John Coltrane and Art Blakey and was named an NEA Jazz Master.

He gained a wide following as a crusty hospital administrator on the 1980s medical drama “St. Elsewhere.”

He designed a government office building in Chicago and skyscraper in Philadelphia.

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A scion of one of the wealthiest families in America, he left the family chemical company to pursue law and politics.

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His scorching 1950s recordings ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy’ and ‘Stagger Lee’ became major crossover hits.

She starred opposite Tom Hanks in the 1984 film comedy “Bachelor Party” and appeared in Whitesnake rock videos.

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He was the last surviving sibling of the late president.

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Operating in the forests of Eastern Europe, she wielded a camera along with her gun, documenting the partisan cause in riveting historical photographs.

He lost an eye while carrying wounded soldiers to safety while under enemy fire.

He also managed the Minnesota Twins and coached three Cy Young Award winners.

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She won three gold medals in the shot put and discus but retired after gender verification was required.

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The principled editorials and ambitious news coverage at his Pine Bluff Commercial influenced the course of race relations, politics and wilderness conservation.

She served on the boards of cultural organizations and hosted galas.

At age 24, she was one of the youngest Pulitzer winners in history and the first woman to be honored in the national reporting category.

He led the program for 20 years after decades as a domestic and foreign correspondent for NBC.

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With her husband, Alfred Free, she developed a glucose dipstick in 1956 that made diabetes testing easier, more precise and less expensive.

A onetime classics professor, he wrote several books about jazz and was a radio DJ.

The radio and television announcer was known to millions of classical music aficionados as the voice of the New York Philharmonic and the PBS series “Live From Lincoln Center.”

“I was trained to go fast, and I will go fast until the day I die,” he once said.

He inspired George Balanchine to create roles for him and created National Dance Institute to mold generations of new dancers.

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