Patrick LippertLed Rock the Vote moveLOS ANGELES...


July 16, 1993

LOS ANGELES — Patrick Lippert

Led Rock the Vote move

LOS ANGELES -- Patrick Lippert, the leader of last year's celebrated Rock the Vote campaign to sign up MTV-generation voters, died of acquired immune deficiency syndrome complications Tuesday. He was 35.

In 1991, Mr. Lippert became executive director of Rock the Vote, which relied heavily on MTV in registering 350,000 people.

Mr. Lippert worked in the state Assembly campaign of Tom Hayden, now a state senator. He later became director of a Hollywood political action group created by Mr. Hayden and Jane Fonda, then his wife. NEW YORK -- Gusti Huber, a Viennese actress who won acclaim for her Broadway and film portrayals of Anne Frank's mother, died Monday. She was 78.

Ms. Huber played Edith Frank in the Broadway production of "The Diary of Anne Frank," which won the Pulitzer Prize and Critics Circle Award in 1956. She was also in George Stevens' 1959 film version.

She retired from acting in 1961 and went on to lecture in high schools on the legacy of Anne Frank.

* Moses Dillard,Moses Dillard, 46, an award-winning gospel music producer and former disco singer, died Wednesday after a heart attack in Nashville. In 1983, He won a Grammy Award and a Gospel Music Association Dove Award as the producer of Al Green's "Precious Lord." In the late 1970s, he was a disco singer. Mr. Dillard, a minister, was an associate producer of the album "March On," a tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to benefit the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. The album is scheduled for release in August.

* Peretz Miransky, 85, a member of an influential young Yiddish literary group in Poland between World Wars I and II, died of heart failure Saturday in Toronto, where he lived. He won the National Jewish Book Award in the United States in 1980 and twice won the J. I. Segal Award of Canada for Yiddish poetry.

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