Milestones May 10, 1999

NEW PARENTS. WOODY ALLEN, 63, filmmaker, and his wife SOON-YI PREVIN, 28, have a daughter, Bechet Dumaine Allen. A spokesman for Allen would not comment on whether the couple's first child, named for jazz clarinetist Sidney Bechet, was adopted or biological.

DIED. AL HIRT, 76, corpulent pop and jazz trumpeter also known as "Jumbo" and "the Round Mound of Sound"; of liver disease; in New Orleans. The ever affable Hirt was an institution in his hometown of New Orleans, where he ran a Bourbon Street club and had a stake in football's Saints. During a five-decade career, he toured with...

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