Pioneering cultural historian Jacques Barzun was the author of dozens of books and essays on everything from philosophy to music to baseball. He died Thursday in San Antonio at the age of 104.
Alf Kumalo, a celebrated South African photographer, died Sunday of prostate cancer in Soweto. He was 82. Here, he is seen in April outside the Magistrate Court in Johannesburg, while pursuing a hate speech case against a white man he accused of attacking him with a racial slur.