Jerome Weidman, 85, a playwright and novelist who wrote "I...


October 08, 1998

Jerome Weidman, 85, a playwright and novelist who wrote "I Can Get It for You Wholesale," died Tuesday in New York.

He won a Pulitzer Prize as a co-author of the Broadway musical "Fiorello!" about former New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. The play also tied for a Tony award with "The Sound of Music."

Jean Andros Crockett, 79, the first female chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, died of cancer Saturday in Media, Pa.

Marius Goring, 86, an actor who built his reputation on the London stage but made his name playing villainous Nazis on the big screen, died of cancer Sept. 30 in London. He achieved success in the 1960s and '70s playing a forensic scientist in the BBC series "The Expert."

Murray L. Korda, 70, a violinist whose orchestra performed before eight presidents and heads of state in more than 35 countries, died Wednesday in a automobile accident in Middlebury, Vt. In 1984, his orchestra, the Monseigneur Strings, performed during the opening and closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He serenaded Barbra Streisand and James Brolin at their wedding this summer.

Joseph Baum, 78, who made eating at the top of some of the world's tallest buildings into a breathtaking experience with his Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room restaurants, died of cancer Monday in New York.

Pub Date: 10/08/98

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