Norman Bluhm, 77, an abstract expressionist painter, died Wednesday of heart failure in East Wallingford, Vt. His large-scale works that have exhibited since the 1970s were often symmetrical compositions that packed swelling forms.
Boris Manco, 56, a folk and pop singer who had great cultural influence in Turkey and became one of the country's most beloved figures, died Feb. 1 of a heart attack in Istanbul.
John J. Barone, 86, a lawyer, entrepreneur and former chairman of the Ohio State University board of trustees, died Thursday in Toledo, Ohio.
Don Dunstan, 72, a colorful Australian politican and social reformer, died Saturday of cancer in Adelaide.
Lotfi el-Khouli, 69, a prominent Egyptian writer, died Friday of pneumonia in Cairo.
Pub Date: 2/09/99