Saul Chaplin,85, a three-time Academy Award winner who...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 19, 1997

Saul Chaplin,85, a three-time Academy Award winner who shared Oscars for scoring the musicals "An American in Paris," "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and "West Side Story," died Saturday. The composer, arranger and producer, who worked on 60 motion pictures, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from injuries he suffered in a fall.

Dr. Aaron Jack Sharp,94, a botanist and co-author of a popular guidebook on mountain wildflowers, died of cancer Sunday in Knoxville, Tenn. The author of more than 200 publications, his "Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers" guidebook had eight printings, sold nearly 200,000 copies and became one of the UT Press' best-selling titles.

Carlos Surinach,82, a prolific Spanish-born composer influenced by the rhythms and melody of flamenco, died Wednesday in New Haven, Conn.

Larry K. Shinoda,67, an automotive and graphic designer credited with the design of the 1968 Corvette Stingray and the Boss 302 Mustang, died Thursday in Novi, Mich. Shinoda was diabetic and had been on dialysis since last year when he suffered kidney failure, his sister said.

Pub Date: 11/19/97

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