Milestones, Oct. 29, 1979

DIED. Pierre Bernac, 80, French baritone who performed with the late composer-pianist Francis Poulenc for 25 years; of heart disease; in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France. Though best known for his interpretations of Poulenc art songs and other French vocal music, Bernac was also at home in the German and English repertory. Bernac, praised more for his technique and interpretative grace than for his voice, stopped performing in 1960 and concentrated on training singers in Europe and America.

DIED. Archibald B. Roosevelt, 85, war-hero son of President Theodore Roosevelt; following a stroke; in Stuart, Fla. "Archie"...

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