Milestones: Sep. 6, 1982

PRESUMED DEAD. Calvin Simmons, 32, maestro of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra; missing after a canoeing accident on Connery Pond, near Lake Placid, N.Y. Simmons conducted at England's prestigious Glyndebourne Festival and led many of the major orchestras in the U.S. He gained acclaim for his dynamism and adventurous programming. This month he was to have conducted a work of his favorite composer, Mozart's The Magic Flute, at the New York City Opera. Said Beverly Sills: "Cal had so much to offer. I just can't take it in."

DIED. Kazuo Iwama, 63, president of Sony...

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