Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the emir of Kuwait who steered the tiny oil-rich country on an independent path through the Middle East’s rivalries and feuds for four decades as the country’s foreign minister and then ruler, died Tuesday. He was 91. 3:22 p.m.
Herbert Tabor, a leading scientific investigator at the National Institutes of Health whose 77 years of service made him the longest-serving employee at the medical research center and among the longest-serving in the federal workforce, died Aug. 20 at his home on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. He was 101. 2:00 p.m.
France has lost another of its culinary giants. Pierre Troisgros, the patriarch of a multigenerational family of chefs and restaurateurs, died Wednesday at his home in Le Coteau, France. He was 92. 5:30 p.m.
Ms. Eda-Pierre, a coloratura soprano who was among France’s first Black opera stars, and whose New York résumé included a performance seen by some 150,000 people in 1980, died on Sept. 6 at her home in Deux-Sèvres, in western France. She was 88. 5:19 p.m.