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DIED For more than 30 years, Antonio Bianco, 57, worked as a master cutter in New York City’s Diamond District, crafting some of the largest and rarest stones in the world. One of his gems, dubbed the Dream, is a 100-carat yellow diamond valued at upwards of $20 million.

They called him Mr. Everybody, and with his ability to mimic hundreds of famous voices–from Jack Nicholson’s to Bugs Bunny’s–Fred Travalena, 66, lived up to the name. For over 25 years, he headlined shows in Las Vegas; Reno, Nev.; and Atlantic City, N.J.

Pina Bausch, 68, irked traditionalists with her modern style, but fans lauded the German dancer and choreographer as a ballet pioneer. She died just days after receiving a cancer diagnosis.

In 1952 actress Gale Storm, 87, transitioned from movies to television with My Little Margie, a summer replacement for I Love Lucy. A talented singer and radio personality, Storm earned three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

French immunologist Jean Dausset, 92, shared the 1980 Nobel Prize for Medicine for his discovery of the tissue system that determines a person’s response to a transplanted organ. The breakthrough allowed surgeons to ascertain whether a body would reject or accept donor tissue.

BACK AT WORK Apple CEO Steve Jobs, 54, returned to the company after taking a six-month medical leave. In June a Tennessee hospital confirmed that Jobs, a cancer survivor, had received a liver transplant during his time away from the office.

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