Beverly Hills Obituaries

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  • 1 hr ago | via 680News 

    Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter of record-setting po...

    Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the bestselling poets in history, has died. He was 81. McKuen died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation centre in Beverly Hills, California, where he had been treated for pneumonia and had been ill for several weeks and was unable to digest food, his half brother Edward McKuen Habib said.

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  • 6 hrs ago | via Korea Herald 

    Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and perfor...

    Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch'' whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81. McKuen died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills, California, where he had been treated for pneumonia and had been ill for several weeks and was unable to digest food, said his half brother, Edward McKuen Habib.

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  • 13 hrs ago | via Watersblogged 

    Rod McKuen

    Source: www.wistv.com --- Thursday, January 29, 2015Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the... ... Source: www.cbsnews.com --- Thursday, January 29, 2015Husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" won an Oscar nomination for "Jean" from film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" ... Source: www.cbc.ca --- Thursday, January 29, 2015Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died.

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  • 14 hrs ago | via SFGate 

    Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies

    MCKUEN21a-C-08DEC02-DD-RAD PHOTO BY KATY RADDATZ--THE CHRONICLE Rod McKuen, poet, musician, returns to the Bay Area for a holiday fundraiser . SHOWN: We take a walk on Stanyan St. in San Francisco (one of McKuen's books is titled STANYAN STREET SORROWS.

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  • 15 hrs ago | via CBC News 

    Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter, dead at 81

    Poet/composer Rod McKuen, left, and songwriter Mike Stoller are shown at an ASCAP function in Los Angeles, Calif. Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died.

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  • 17 hrs ago | via Billboard 

    Rod McKuen, Grammy-Winning Poet & Songwriter, Di...

    Rod McKuen , the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81. McKuen died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills, Calif., where he had been treated for pneumonia and had been ill for several weeks and was unable to digest food, said his half-brother, Edward McKuen Habib.

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  • 17 hrs ago | via New York Daily News 

    Rod McKuen dead at 81: Poet, songwriter was 'King of...

    Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81. McKuen died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation center in Beverly Hills, Calif., where he had been treated for pneumonia and had been ill for several weeks and was unable to digest food, said his half-brother, Edward McKuen Habib.

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  • Saturday Jan 24 | via Daily Mail 

    Sharon Osbourne goes for the androgynous look as she...

    Humiliated Target employee and veteran killed himself 'after being wrongly accused of stealing by co-workers and paraded around the store in handcuffs as punishment' A lot of hot air? Patriots claim their internal probe into deflate-gate has found NO WRONGDOING and ball pressure could have dropped because of the weather Winter has arrived: Snow, sleet and freezing rain kick off first major arctic storm expected to blast Northeast this weekend Donald Trump says he'll build a border fence 'nobody can penetrate' as he hints at 2016 run with attack on 'choker' Romney Boy, 7, mauled to death by two PUPPIES: Child dies 50 minutes after shock attack by family's previously docile pets Four terrified kids jump from 'drunk driving' mom's car after she swerved all over road and hit a pole Rapper faces life in prison for his LYRICS: Tiny Doo accused of 'benefiting' from violent gang crime by singing ... (more)

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via Burbank Leader 

    Memorial service to take place for Greg Plitt

    Actor, reality TV Personality and fitness trainer Greg Plitt died after being struck by a commuter train on January 17, 2015 in Burbank, Calif. He was 37 years old.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Independent.ie 

    Widow of Jennifer Aniston's 'true love' ex claims ac...

    Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of Cinelou Films' 'Cake' at ArcLight Cinemas on January 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of Cinelou Films' 'Cake' at ArcLight Cinemas on January 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

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  • Monday Jan 12 | via York Dispatch 

    York-area obituaries for Monday

    Police officers have captured a coyote in a park in upper Manhattan. Officials say officers used tranquilizer darts to sedate the coyote in Riverside Park at about 10 p.

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  • Sunday Jan 11 | via Sentinel & Enterprise 

    NYPD overseer reviews suspected chokehold cases

    The New York Police Department and an independent agency tasked with investigating excessive force claims are inconsistent in determining how and when officers are held accountable for using prohibited chokeholds, according a report being released Monday by the city's new inspector general for police. The review comes in the wake of the July death of Eric Garner and is the first report issued by the inspector general, Philip K. Eure.

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  • Sunday Jan 11 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    North American International Auto Show

    The Ford F-150 has been named North American Truck of the Year at the North American International Auto Show. The car of the year is the Volkswagen Golf.

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  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Sandy Reisenbach, Longtime Warner Bros. Marketing Ex...

    Sandy Reisenbach , a former marketing and advertising guru at Warner Bros., died Tuesday at his home in Beverly Hills following a lengthy illness, the studio announced. He was 82. Reisenbach joined Warner Bros.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via Whittier Daily News 

    Francesca Hilton, daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conr...

    Francesca Hilton, seen in a 2007 photo, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Los Angeles of an apparent heart attack and stroke. The daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conrad Hilton, she was 67. Publicist Edward Lozzi says Francesca Hilton was pronounced dead Monday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after an apparent heart attack and stroke.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via Examiner.com 

    Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter Constance Francesca Gabor H...

    Constance Francesca Gabor Hilton passed away at the age of 67, USA Today , Jan. 6, 2015 reports. Constance Francesca was the only daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conrad Hilton, Edward Lozzi, her publicist, said that Constance Francesca died of "an apparent stroke/heart attack."

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via News Max 

    Francesca Hilton, Zsa Zsa Gabor's Daughter, Dies at 67

    Francesca Hilton, the daughter of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and hotel founder Conrad Hilton, died Monday. She was 67. Hilton's publicist, Edward Lozzi, said the cause of death was "an apparent stroke/heart attack," KABC-TV reported .

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  • Wednesday Dec 31 | via Farmington Daily Times 

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting explains why she's not a feminist

    "The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting is back the spotlight with comments she made to Redbook about why she is not a feminist and that she's never felt marginalized as a woman. When Cuoco-Sweeting was asked if she is a feminist, she starts with the rhetorical question, "Is it bad if I say no?" She then goes on to explain she never grew up as a girl who was demanding equality nor did she ever face inequality, but recognizes that a lot of ground work was done for her to say that.

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