Elaine Stritch dies
17 July 2014
Elaine was my friend for a while. She was, of course, a demented genius - in loveable ways.
Can we appreciate the people who are around us right now
? The answer, of course, is No, for we are all pathetic human beings.
It takes death for us to say aloud: thank you for everything, Elaine Stritch.
Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89
- The NY Times
Elaine Stritch, the brassy, tart-tongued Broadway actress and singer who became a living emblem of show business durability and perhaps the leading interpreter of Stephen Sondheim’s wryly acrid musings on aging, died on Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89.