Milestones: Mar. 1, 1963

Married. Mortimer J. Adler, 60, professor, philosopher, author (How To Read A Book, etc.). lecturer, and compiler of the Syntopicon, a mammoth cross-index of works written by 74 of the world's most important authors on 102 of the world's most important ideas; and Caroline Sage Pring, 26, his former assistant; he for the second time; in San Francisco.

Died. Ferenc Fricsay, 48. energetic and far-ranging Hungarian-born conductor, at one time or another director of the Budapest and Munich State Operas, frequent guest conductor with the Salzburg Festival, Milan's La Scala and orchestras throughout Europe, but best known for his precise, cold-fire style...

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