“Russian Opposition Activist and Imprisoned Opposition Leader’s Death: Photos and Coverage – WTOP”

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny has passed away at the age of 47 while in prison. He lost consciousness after feeling unwell during a walk on February 16, 2024. Navalny was known for his protests against the Russian government and was a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin.

Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa, who served as music director for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, died at the age of 88 on February 9, 2024. Ozawa was known for his dynamic conducting style and had a significant impact on the world of classical music.

Country singer-songwriter Toby Keith passed away at the age of 62 on February 5, 2024. Keith was known for hits like “Beer For My Horses” and was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing.

Former NFL linebacker and Hollywood actor Carl Weathers died at the age of 76 on January 30, 2024. Weathers was known for his roles as Apollo Creed in the “Rocky” movies and in films like “Predator” and “Happy Gilmore.”

Tony Award-winning dancer, singer, and actress Chita Rivera died at the age of 91 after a brief illness. Rivera was a trailblazer for Latina artists and had a successful career on Broadway and in film.

Harry Connick Sr., who served as New Orleans’ district attorney for three decades, died on January 25, 2024. Connick Sr. faced allegations of withholding evidence during his tenure.

Singer-songwriter Melanie, known for her 1970s hits like “Brand New Key,” died at the age of 76 on January 23, 2024. Melanie rose to fame through the New York folk scene and performed at Woodstock.

Joyce Randolph, who played Trixie on “The Honeymooners,” passed away at the age of 99 on January 13, 2024. Randolph died of natural causes at her home in Manhattan.

German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer died at the age of 78. Beckenbauer was a central figure in German soccer, captaining the national team to a World Cup win in 1974 and coaching them to victory in 1990.

Actor Christian Oliver and his two daughters died in a plane crash near a private island in the Caribbean on January 4, 2024.

Actress Glynis Johns, known for her role as the mother in “Mary Poppins” and for introducing “Send in the Clowns,” died at the age of 100 on January 4, 2023.

Bullet Points:
– Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition activist, died at 47
– Seiji Ozawa: Japanese conductor, died at 88
– Toby Keith: Country singer-songwriter, died at 62
– Carl Weathers: Former NFL linebacker and actor, died at 76
– Chita Rivera: Tony Award-winning performer, died at 91
– Harry Connick Sr.: Former New Orleans district attorney, died
– Melanie: Singer-songwriter, died at 76
– Joyce Randolph: Actress from “The Honeymooners,” died at 99
– Franz Beckenbauer: German soccer legend, died at 78
– Christian Oliver: Actor, died in plane crash with daughters
– Glynis Johns: Actress from “Mary Poppins,” died at 100

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