With its plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But critics were divided.
In her dances and short films, she created dreamlike, surreal tapestries. “I describe my aesthetic style as ‘perceptual mischief,’” she once said.
Ms. Channing first drew praise for “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and went on to play the title role in “Hello, Dolly!” more than 4,500 times.
She explored the obstacles confronting women seeking their place in the world as well as her own privileged but unsettled life under the sway of daunting parents.
Ms. Monteros, one of the few women in John Sturges’s testosterone-fueled 1960 western, had a long career in Mexican film, theater and television.
The veteran Hong Kong filmmaker whose 1987 hit movie famously influenced “Reservoir Dogs” died in his home of an unknown cause.
Mr. Parisot went from a major solo career to a long teaching tenure. “The best cello teacher I have met in my life,” the great Janos Starker said.
One of Israel’s most prolific writers, he published numerous works of both fiction and nonfiction, and his writing was translated into more than 35 languages.
She toured the world with the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, danced with the Ballet Theater and gained acclaim in two Broadway musicals.