Ulysses Dove,49, a choreographer whose works were...


June 13, 1996

Ulysses Dove,49, a choreographer whose works were performed by top modern dance companies in the United States and Europe, died Tuesday of AIDS in New York.

While his creations were often featured by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, he also choreographed dances for foreign companies, including the Ballet France de Nancy, the Basel Ballet, the Cullberg Ballet of Sweden and Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal.

His work was featured in "Dance in America: Two by Dove," an Emmy Award-winning program shown in 1995 as part of the "Great Performances" series on public television.

Hugh Burnton Mitchell,89, a New Deal Democrat who served Washington state as a U.S. senator and congressman during the late 1940s and early 1950s, died Monday in Seattle. He made his mark as a reformer who helped expose the scandal surrounding the sale of World War II surplus property.

Vito Scotti,78, a character actor known as a man of a thousand faces for his ability to assume so many divergent roles on television and film, died June 5 in Los Angeles. Gifted in comedy and drama, he appeared frequently on "Gilligan's Island," "The Flying Nun" and "Columbo."

Abdul Aziz Hussein,76, former diplomat, Cabinet member and adviser to Sheik Jaber al-Ahmed al-Sabah, the emir of Kuwait, died of a heart ailment Sunday in Kuwait. He was credited with modernizing education in the country.

Pub Date: 6/13/96

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