Daniels David Daniels of New York City, died July 30, 2002, at New York Cornell-Presbyterian Hospital of complications from lung illness. Born April 10, 1927, St. Paul, Minnesota, son of Thomas L. Daniels and Frances H. Daniels. A graduate of the Curtis Institute, Mr. Daniels was a baritone who performed opera and musical comedy throughout the United States and Europe. Highlights of a long career as a singer/actor were `Plain and Fancy' on Broadway for which he won a Tony Award, `Boys in the Band' off-Broadway and the national company of `Call me Madam' with Elaine Stritch. He was a passionate collector of paintings, drawings and sculpture, a significant benefactor to the Minneapolis Institute of Art and an active member of the Drawing Society. He is survived by his brother, John H. Daniels of Camden, South Carolina, and numerous nephews and nieces. A memorial service is being planned for the fall of this year.
Published on August 4, 2002
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