* Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer, 63, a leading voice of American...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

January 01, 1994

* Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer, 63, a leading voice of American Jewish liberalism, died of cancer Wednesday. Meyer was a founder eight years ago of Tikkun, a liberal journal that has become one of the most widely read Jewish periodicals in the country.

* Axel Corti, 60, a broadcaster and filmmaker known for his works about Nazism and foreign immigrants in Europe, died of cancer Wednesday. Corti in 1968 started a weekly radio magazine that continued until his death. In the 1970s, his films "The Refusal" and "A Young Man From the Inn Region Adolf Hitler," brought him international recognition.

* Dominic "Sonny" Costanzo, 61, a jazz trombonist who played with such artists as Woody Herman, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and Clark Terry, died Thursday after a heart transplant. His Sonny Costanzo Jazz Orchestra often backed big-name singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Rosemary Clooney when they played the area.

* Howard King, 48, a lawyer whose clients included Stevie Wonder, Arsenio Hall, Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg, died of an apparent heart attack yesterday. King's corporate clients included Walt Disney Pictures, Paramount Pictures Corp., Warner Bros. Records and Capitol Records.

* Lauchlin Currie, 91, an economic adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt accused in the McCarthy era of passing information to Soviet agents, died of heart trouble Dec. 23. Currie was an adviser to Roosevelt from 1939 to 1945. In the late 1940s, he was accused of having passed information to a Soviet spy ring. He was cleared by congressional investigators.

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