Andersson, 40, a bass-baritone who sang at the New York...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

July 25, 1993

Andersson, 40, a bass-baritone who sang at the New York Metropolitan Opera and with several symphony orchestras, died AIDS Monday at his home in Chatham Center, N.Y. He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1980-1981 season. His Met appearances included roles in Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" and Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette." He also sang with opera companies in Newark, Dallas, Philadelphia and New Orleans. He was a soloist with a number of orchestras, among them the New York Philharmonic, the San Francisco and Pittsburgh symphonies, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

* Walter D. Fackler, 71, known for his economic forecasts and as a frequent witness before congressional committees on the fTC probable economic effects of proposed government action, died Thursday after suffering a stroke in Chicago.

* Michel Hollard, 95, dubbed "The Man Who Saved London" for his work in the French Resistance during World War II, died July 16 and was buried in his small village of Cevennes in southern France.

* Prince Saad bin Abdel-Aziz bin Abdel-Rahman Al Saud, 70, a son of the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, died Friday in Jiddah.

* Robert Toombs, 62, a veteran NBC News producer whose assignments spanned the globe from southeast Asia to the United Nations, died early Friday. He suffered a massive heart attack, just hours after he had finished a day's work at U.N. headquarters, where he had been on contract for NBC News. He had retired from NBC in January 1990.

* Ariel D. Rubstein, 41, a soprano who performed throughout the United States and Europe, died of AIDS Monday at her home in New York City. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 1988 as Barena in an acclaimed concert version of Janacek's "Jenufa" by the Opera Orchestra of New York. The performance, which starred Gabriela Benackova and Leonie Rysanek, was recorded live and released on compact disk.

* Theodore Bluestein, 59, who helped design the Patriot missile, died July 17 in Tucson, Ariz. During his 30-year career, Mr. Bluestein worked for Hughes Aircraft, Raytheon and Motorola. He contributed to development of the Patriot from its inception at Raytheon in 1962. The Patriot was used to shoot down Iraqi Scud missiles during the Persian Gulf War.

* Nellie Imogene Donovan Teale, 92, a naturalist who collaborated with the Pulitzer Prize-winning nature writer Edwin Way Teale, her husband, died of colon cancer July 18 at the Abbey Manor Convalescent Home in Windham, Conn. The Teales deeded Trail Wood to the Connecticut Audubon Society in 1979, the year before Mr. Teale's death. The 190-year-old farmhouse and 140 acres of woods, pastures, swamps and trails are maintained as a memorial sanctuary by the society and the Friends of Trail Wood.

* Nathaniel H. Bronner Sr., 79, whose success in selling products from his sister's beauty salon led to the creation of an international cosmetics company, died Monday at a hospital in Atlanta after suffering a heart attack. He was the founder and president of Bronner Brothers, makers of hair care and cosmetic products, mostly for black consumers. The company, whose product lines include African Royale, grossed nearly $20 million last year, ranking 72nd on Black Enterprise magazine's list of black-owned American businesses.

* Malcolm A. Birnbaum, 48, a leader in the financing of independently produced movies, died of cancer Tuesday at his summer home in Old Greenwich, Conn. He helped arrange the financing for about 80 feature films for theatrical distribution, including "The Postman Always Rings Twice," "The Chosen," "Cotton Club" and "Never Say Never Again."

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