Milestones

DIED. ROBERT QUINE, 61, versatile punk guitarist who played with Lou Reed and Richard Hell; from a suspected suicide; in New York City. As a buttoned-down law graduate, he lent an elegant and intellectual side, as well as stylish guitar licks, to the rough rock scene of the 1970s.

DIED. RAY CHARLES, 73, pioneer soul crooner who blurred the lines between R& B, pop and country; in Beverly Hills. (See Essay)

DIED. SIMON CUMBERS, 36, Irish freelance cameraman working for the BBC; from gunshot wounds; in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Cumbers covered stories from...

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