Milestones

DIED For more than 30 years, Antonio Bianco, 57, worked as a master cutter in New York City's Diamond District, crafting some of the largest and rarest stones in the world. One of his gems, dubbed the Dream, is a 100-carat yellow diamond valued at upwards of $20 million.

They called him Mr. Everybody, and with his ability to mimic hundreds of famous voices--from Jack Nicholson's to Bugs Bunny's--Fred Travalena, 66, lived up to the name. For over 25 years, he headlined shows in Las Vegas; Reno, Nev.; and Atlantic City, N.J.

Pina Bausch, 68, irked traditionalists with her modern style,...

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