He won the prize in 1992, when the Pulitzer board rejected the choice of a panel of music experts.

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He produced events for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and was a stage manager at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

The wife of the highest-ranking American captive in the 1979-81 crisis, she displayed a yellow sash on the towering oak tree outside her home — a symbol of devotion that proliferated across the United States.

The British actress also starred onstage as Medea and was married to actor Damian Lewis.

He was a leading economist who outlined ideas for international development and exchange rates.

He won gold as a rower in 1956 and 1964 and was part of victorious America’s Cup crews.

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He led the Hoosiers to the 1953 NCAA championship and later coached the Indiana Pacers.

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Once one of the most sought-after stockbrokers in high finance, he became a symbol of Wall Street greed.

He was a strong voice for religious minorities and spoke out against a strict blasphemy law.

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He was the Baltimore newspaper’s longest-serving editorial page editor, holding the position from 1972 to 1997.

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During more than 40 years at RCA, she created the Living Strings and was the label’s first female record producer.

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books.

He served as LBJ’s attorney general, then later questioned U.S. foreign policy and defended an international rogues’ gallery.

She helped shape ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ irreverent sensibility and created ‘Square Pegs.’

As chief conservator of the Vatican Museums, he led a 14-year restoration of the Sistine Chapel that revealed Michelangelo’s masterpiece as it had not been seen since the 16th century.

He represented the pop star and his estate and had numerous other high-profile clients.

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Philip played a steadfast supporting role to Elizabeth during her long reign over the United Kingdom.

His first five albums all reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart. He also starred in action movies and made headlines for his drug use and legal troubles.

He was an early friend of Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, but was a strong critic of church doctrines.

He was the oldest living recipient of the honor, and one of the last from World War II.

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