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    Death By Jazz

    Edwin Birdsong, an experimental jazz, funk, and disco keyboardist whose song 'Cola Bottle Baby' was sampled by Daft Punk in their tune 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger' and later by other artists, has died. He was 77. https://pitchfork.com/news/edwin-birdsong-funk-musician-famously-sampled-by-daft-punk-dead-at-77/?verso=true
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    The Dead of 2019

    Charles Kettles, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for his service, has died. He was 89. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medal-of-honor-recipient-charles-s-kettles-passes-away-at-89-300782433.html
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    Dead Poets Society

    Padraic Fiacc, an acclaimed poet and member of the Irish Arts Academy, has died. He was 94. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/president-pays-tribute-to-poet-padraic-fiacc-who-has-died-aged-94-1.3766688
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    Play School/play Away /childrens Tv

    Thanks, will do. (Edit) Done. The Muppets post has been updated to reflect the death of Kaye Ballard.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2019

    Thank you.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2019

    I guess Andrew Fairlie becomes my first ever hit in the DDP. A 'rejected' pick in the alt.obituaries one. Also means rejigging my planned Deathlist Cup team. I suspect I'm not the only one.
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    Political Frailty

    Harris Wofford, a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania & civil rights activist who helped John F. Kennedy win the White House, has died. He was 92. https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Harris-Wofford-civil-rights-activist-who-helped-13551012.php
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Hélène Rowley Hotte, the mother of former Canadian official opposition leader Gilles Duceppe, dies after being locked out of her seniors' residence following an alarm resulting from a major snowstorm. She was 93. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/gilles-duceppe-mother-hypothermia-helene-rowley-hotte-1.4986538
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Brandon Truaxe, the founder of Deciem Skin Care Company, has died. He was 40. His death comes after what was described as a drinking problem and a series of troubling Instagram posts. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6616611/Ousted-Deciem-founder-Brandon-Truaxe-dead-40-following-troubling-Instagram-posts.html
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Yes, congratulations on a third hit in January for drol and OldLady getting her first.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    This could be the closest to an actual obituary that Jeanne Mockford will get.
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    Comics & Comedy Writers

    Admittedly, when I posted the Maureen Murphy bio, I'd not heard of her. (Upon looking at her credits, I vaguely remember her New Hollywood Squares appearance.) However, to have been booked on the Tonight Show multiple times -- particularly during the Johnny Carson era -- was of great importance to an entertainer's career in the U.S. Carson giving you 'the nod' meant you'd made it. Murphy may have been lesser known than other comedic contemporaries, but appears to have had a respectable career doing stand-up in the 80s. Conversely, Elayne Boosler is a name I recognize, having been a stand-up comedian by trade and having appeared on numerous American shows as herself, with a cross-section of credits as an actress. Alison Arngrim played 'Nellie Oleson' for eight years on 'Little House on the Prairie'. The others I don't recognize.
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    Shivakumara Swami

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    Arrogant Academics

    Gary Gutting, a philosopher and emeritus professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, has died. He was 76. http://dailynous.com/2019/01/20/gary-gutting-1942-2019/
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    World's Oldest

    Masazo Nonaka, the world's oldest living man, has died. He was 113. https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/01/4ca97adc2634-worlds-oldest-living-man-113-year-old-nonaka-from-japan-dies.html

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