Hugh Lewin, South African anti-apartheid activist and writer., dies at age 79

Hugh Lewin (79)

South African anti-apartheid activist and writer.

Ido Abram, Indonesian-born Dutch writer and educator., dies at age 78

Ido Abram (78)

Indonesian-born Dutch writer and educator.

John Falsey, American writer and producer (St. Elsewhere, dies at age 67

John Falsey (67)

American writer and producer (St. Elsewhere

Jerry Magee, American sports writer (The San Diego Union-Tribune)., dies at age 90

Jerry Magee (90)

American sports writer (The San Diego Union-Tribune).

Kris Kelmi, Russian singer-songwriter (Autograph)., dies at age 63

Kris Kelmi (63)

Russian singer-songwriter (Autograph).

Norman Gimbel, American Hall of Fame songwriter (

Norman Gimbel (91)

American Hall of Fame songwriter ("Canadian Sunset"

Amos Oz, Israeli author (My Michael, dies at age 79

Amos Oz (79)

Israeli author (My Michael

Guto Barros, Brazilian guitarist and songwriter (Blitz, dies at age 61

Guto Barros (61)

Brazilian guitarist and songwriter (Blitz

Jimmy Work, American country singer-songwriter (

Jimmy Work (94)

American country singer-songwriter ("Making Believe").

Osvaldo Bayer, Argentine writer (La Patagonia rebelde) and journalist., dies at age 91

Osvaldo Bayer (91)

Argentine writer (La Patagonia rebelde) and journalist.

Peter Masterson, American writer (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) and actor (The Exorcist, dies at age 84

Peter Masterson (84)

American writer (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) and actor (The Exorcist

Anca Pop, Romanian-Canadian singer-songwriter, dies at age 34

Anca Pop (34)

Romanian-Canadian singer-songwriter

Timothy C. May, American technical and political writer (Cyphernomicon)., dies at age 67

Timothy C. May (67)

American technical and political writer (Cyphernomicon).

Rob DesHotel, American television writer and producer (Man with a Plan)., dies at age 52

Rob DesHotel (52)

American television writer and producer (Man with a Plan).

William Blum, American historian and author (Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower)., dies at age 85

William Blum (85)

American historian and author (Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower).

John D. F. Black, American screenwriter and producer (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, dies at age 85

John D. F. Black (85)

American screenwriter and producer (The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Gloria Katz, American screenwriter and producer (American Graffiti, dies at age 76

Gloria Katz (76)

American screenwriter and producer (American Graffiti

Akira Miyazaki, Japanese animation director and writer (Happy Moomin Family, dies at age 84

Akira Miyazaki (84)

Japanese animation director and writer (Happy Moomin Family

Eddie Reeves, American songwriter (

Eddie Reeves (79)

American songwriter ("All I Ever Need Is You") and record label executive (Warner Bros. Records)

Larry Matysik, American professional wrestling commentator and author., dies at age 72

Larry Matysik (72)

American professional wrestling commentator and author.

Chin Yang Lee, Chinese-born American author (The Flower Drum Song)., dies at age 102

Chin Yang Lee (102)

Chinese-born American author (The Flower Drum Song).