Mr. Sandler drew on his relationships with artists in the New York City scene of the 1950s and ′60s in compiling authoritative histories.
Author Archives: WILLIAM GRIMES
Mr. Burgess, who recorded for the storied Sun label, was a full-tilt rocker capable of whipping audiences into a frenzy.
Mrs. Walker-Meador was the first employee of the Country Music Association and its longtime executive director.
The author of “The Story of the Blues” and other books, he was a respected British architectural historian better known for his sideline as a student of black music.
The Latvian-born Mr. Birkerts was inspired by Scandinavian masters of Modernism.
She roamed the streets of New York, camera in hand, finding opportunity at every corner.
In the late 1950s and early ’60s, Mr. Hardin made a name for himself in a TV landscape full of gunslinging heroes.
Mr. Smith rankled many when he wrote that the Risorgimento, the movement that forged a unified Italian state, was not a glorious chapter.
Ms. Hall was an abstract landscape painter who also served as president of the Rhode Island School of Design during a difficult period there.