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  1. 'Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Dead in Apparent Suicide

    February 01, 2012 9:47 AM EST Don Cornelius, who with the creation of Soul Train helped break down racial barriers and broaden the reach of black culture with funky music, groovy dance steps and cutting edge style, died early Wednesday of an apparent suicide. He was 75. Office ...

  2. Elizabeth Taylor Dead At 79

    March 23, 2011 10:12 AM EDT Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died Wednesday at age 79. She died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been ...

  3. Tribute: Hollywood Players Remember Ronni Chasen

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Hollywood was sent reeling Tuesday with the news that longtime publicist Ronni Chasen had died in the early morning after being shot five times and crashing her car into a light pole in Beverly Hills. Chasen, who had just attended the Los Angeles ...

  4. Blues Singer Etta James Hospitalized In LA

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Blues singer Etta James is in stable condition in a Los Angeles hospital, suffering from complications following abdominal surgery, her manager said on Wednesday. The 69-year-old rock 'n' roll pioneer was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical ...

  5. Singer Lou Rawls Dies

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Grammy winner was 72. Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer who started as a church choir boy and went on to sell more than 40 million albums has died, his publicist said. He won three Grammy Awards in a career that spanned nearly five decades and a ...

  6. Jazz Composer Tom Talbert Dead at 80

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Talbert, a self-taught pianist who arranged music for jazz greats such as Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton and Claude Thornhill, has died. He was 80. Talbert died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center i Tom Talbert, a self-taught pianist who arranged ...