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Gato Barbieri, Grammy-winning saxophonist heard on ‘Last Tango in Paris’ score, dies at 83 (+video)

Gato Barbieri, an Argentine-born tenor saxophonist who became one of the first major Latin jazz stars with his steamy, Grammy Award-winning score to the 1972 film “Last Tango in Paris,” died April 2 at a hospital in New York City. He was 83.

Roberts B. Owen, lawyer and adviser during Iran and Bosnian crises, dies at 90

Roberts B. Owen, a Washington attorney who served as the State Department’s legal adviser during the Iran hostage crisis and played a crucial role as a negotiator and arbitrator at the end of the Bosnian war, determining the future of one of Bosnia’s most strategically important regions, died March 10 at his home in the District of Columbia. He was 90.

Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, dies at age 92 (+video)

Mother Angelica, who founded the Eternal Word Television Network, a globe-spanning Catholic television and radio empire, and who became known as the “zinging nun” as much for her blunt and peppery personality as her defiantly orthodox religious views, died on Easter Sunday at the monastery where she lived in Alabama. She was 92.