Fred Foster, American record producer and songwriter (

Fred Foster (87)

American record producer and songwriter ("Me and Bobby McGee").

Harvey Scales, American soul singer and songwriter (

Harvey Scales (77)

American soul singer and songwriter ("Disco Lady"

James Pond, American television writer (Night Court, dies at age 60

James Pond (60)

American television writer (Night Court

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