Georges Guetary, 82, the Egyptian-born crooner whose career included a memorable song and dance with Gene Kelly in "An American in Paris," died of a heart attack Sept. 13 in Cannes, France. He first sang "S'Wonderful" with Mr. Kelly in the 1951 Academy Award-winning film, in which he played the suave, good-natured singer, Henri, who becomes caught in a love triangle with Mr. Kelly and Leslie Caron.
John C. Liebeskind, 62, an internationally renowned pioneer in pain relief research at the University of California at Los Angeles, died Sept. 8 of cancer in Los Angeles. He taught psychology and
anesthesiology at UCLA for more than 30 years.
The Rev. Johan Maasbach, 78, a renowned Dutch evangelist whose 50 years of preaching on four continents made him a symbol of the Pentecostal movement, died Thursday in the
Robert C. Rheinhart, 76, who founded a temporary agency to help retired people remain active through employment, died Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz., of lung disease. He founded Retiree Skills Inc. in 1978 after moving to Tucson from Dayton, Ohio, where he was vice president of an investment underwriting company.
Ganesh Man Singh, 82, a leader of Nepal's democracy movement, died of a heart attack Thursday in Katmandu, Nepal. Singh was awarded the United Nations' U Thant Peace Award in 1992.
Stanley N. Garfinkel,67, a historian and documentary film producer, died of prostate cancer Sept. 15 at University Hospital in Cleveland, where he lived. He wrote and produced texts and documentaries on a number of subjects, including architecture, Native Americans and fashion. His most widely known work was a documentary, "Completely Dior," based largely on oral histories conducted with Stanley Marcus of Neiman-Marcus in Dallas, the actress Olivia de Havilland and other people who knew the designer well.
Pub Date: 9/22/97