Daily News Roundup: 16 November 2016

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  • Blues musician Bob Walsh died yesterday in Montreal’s Notre Dame hospital at the age of 68. He was hospitalized on November 5 after suffering a heart attack. Montreal Gazette touches on his career and words from Quebec Prime Minister and Montreal Mayor.
Bob Walsh in 2010 - Photo: Bernard Brault, La Presse

Bob Walsh in 2010 – Photo: Bernard Brault, La Presse

 

  • Deborah L. Spar, president of Barnard College, will lead the Lincoln Center in New York in March 2017. She will succeed Jed Bernstein who left after failing to disclose a relationship with a woman he promoted. The New York Times describes her career and projects.

 

  • Mose Allison, influential jazz and blues musician, died yesterday aged 89. He passed away in his home in South Carolina of natural causes. The Guardian explores his beginnings as a pianist, while The New York Times explores more.
Mose Allison - Photo: Rick Guy AP

Mose Allison – Photo: Rick Guy AP

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