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Biographer Hazel Rowley Dies At Age 59

03/15/2011 11:08 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hazel Rowley, a biographer whose subjects ranged from a neglected Australian writer to a famous African-American one, and from a distinguished pair of French philosophers and their romantic entanglements to a distinguished American presidential couple and their (possible) romantic entanglements, died on March 1 in Manhattan. She was 59.

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