Lillian Clark,70, a big band singer who recorded with...


August 25, 1996

Lillian Clark,70, a big band singer who recorded with Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, died Tuesday in New York of cancer. Born Autilia Ventimiglia, she studied at the Julliard School, intending to become a classical pianist. However, when one of the members of the Clark Sisters left the popular singing group, she auditioned, got the job and changed her name.

Alberto Gonzalez,33, the first man in the United States convicted of attempted murder for having unprotected sex while carrying the AIDS virus, died Friday of complications from the disease at Salem Hospital, according to the Oregon Department of


Erwin Leiser,73, who fled Nazi Germany as a teen-ager and later made documentaries on the crimes committed by Hitler and his followers, died Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland. His first film, in 1960, bore the title of Adolf Hitler's book, "Mein Kampf." The next year he produced "Eichmann, Man of the Third Reich."

Pub Date: 8/25/96

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