Kenneth Donald Glancy, 74, former RCA Records president...

Deaths Elsewhere

May 26, 1999

Kenneth Donald Glancy, 74, former RCA Records president who helped the careers of David Bowie and Cleo Laine, among others, died Sunday in New York. He was in charge of the artists and repertory of Columbia Records, Columbia's European operations and, in the 1970s, all of RCA's labels worldwide.

In 1980, he formed Finesse label and issued albums by Mel Torme, the Modern Jazz Quartet and Paul Desmond. He retired in the early 1990s.

Retired Vice Adm. John T. "Chick" Hayward, 90, who helped develop the atomic bomb dropped over Nagasaki, Japan, during World War II, died Sunday of cancer in Atlantic Beach, Fla. He also developed systems for ground and air-launched rockets and became a pioneer in the development of weapons used to fight submarines.

Vanessa Brown, 71, who originated the role of the girl upstairs in the "The Seven-Year Itch" on Broadway, a role played in the film version by Marilyn Monroe, died May 21 at the Motion Picture Country Home in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Pub Date: 5/26/99

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