Robie Mayhew Macauley, 76, an editor and writer, died...


November 24, 1995

Robie Mayhew Macauley, 76, an editor and writer, died Monday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Boston. He was senior editor, then executive editor at the Boston-based Houghton Mifflin publishing company from 1977 to 1988; senior editor at Playboy magazine, where he edited fiction, from 1966 to 1977; and editor of the Kenyon Review from 1959 to 1966. His writings include the novels "The Disguises of Love" (1952) and "A Secret History of Time to Come" (1979).

Leon Lishner, 82, whose bass voice landed him roles ranging from deities to devils on world opera stages for six decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Seattle. He was a mainstay of the New York City Opera and NBC Opera rosters during the early 1950s.

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