Jonas Mekas, seen in 2015 in Venice, Italy, where the filmmaker's digital works were exhibited at the same time as the Venice Biennale. Mekas died Wednesday at the age of 96.
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French singer Johnny Hallyday smiles as he receives the best album award next to French TV host Virginie Guilhaume at the 31st Victoires de la Musique, the annual French music awards ceremony, last year at the Zenith concert hall in Paris.
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John Avildsen shows off the best director Oscar he won in 1977 for Rocky. Avildsen, who also directed The Karate Kid, died Friday from pancreatic cancer at age 81 in Los Angeles.
In 2012, King Animal was Soundgarden's first studio album in 15 years. Lead singer Chris Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit. A representative said the 52-year-old's death was "sudden and unexpected."
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Adolph Kiefer was a teenager in 1936 when he traveled to Berlin to compete in the Olympic Games. He went on to be a Navy Lieutenant, an inventor, and a businessman. He died at the age of 98 on Friday, May 5.