Ted Arison, 75, an American-Israeli businessman who...


Ted Arison, 75, an American-Israeli businessman who founded the highly successful Carnival Cruise Lines and became one of the richest men in the world, died Friday of cardiac arrest at home in Tel Aviv, a spokeswoman said.

He was one of the original partners of the Miami Heat basketball team when it won a National Basketball Association franchise in April 1987. His son Mickey owns the team.

In 1992, he made the Forbes list of 100 richest people with an estimated wealth of $2.8 billion.

Pietro Maria Bardi, 99, an Italian art expert who built the Sao Paulo Art Museum into one of the most important in South America, died Friday of multiple organ failure in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

He helped found the Sao Paulo Art Museum in 1947 and spent the next 43 years running it.

As curator, Bardi built a collection valued at well over $1 billion. It includes works by Velasquez, Rafael, Matisse, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh. The museum's pieces often were lent for exhibitions in the United States and Europe.

Calvin A. Behle, 92, an attorney whose career included service on the United Nations War Crimes Commission during the Nuremberg trials, has died of natural causes in Salt Lake City.

In Nuremberg, he led a team gathering evidence throughout Europe on war atrocities to be used in the trials. One assignment included searching for Adolf Hitler and his deputy, Martin Bormann.

Dr. John J. Conley, 87, a surgeon who developed operations for improving the speech of patients who had lost their voice boxes to cancer, died in New York last month.

Bruce K. Holloway, 87, a highly decorated military officer who was commander in chief of the Strategic Air Command in Omaha, Neb., from 1968 to 1972, died last week in Orlando, Fla.

Pub Date: 10/04/99

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