Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere: Hans Dehmelt, Physicist Who Won Nobel Prize for Trapping Single Electrons, Dies at 94

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Deaths Elsewhere: Hans Dehmelt, Physicist Who Won Nobel Prize for Trapping Single Electrons, Dies at 94

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J. Geils * The guitarist and founder of The J. Geils Band known for such peppy early '80s pop hits as "Freeze Frame" and "Centerfold" was found dead Tuesday (April 11, 2017) in his home in Massachusetts. He was 71.

Groton, Mass., police said officers responded to Mr. Geils' home about 4 p.m. Tuesday for a well-being check and found him unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene. "A preliminary investigation indicates that Geils died of natural causes," police said.

The J. Geils Band was founded in 1967 in Worcester, Mass., while Mr. Geils, whose full name was John Warren Geils Jr., was studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The band, whose music bridged the gap between disco and new wave, released 11 studio albums before breaking up in 1985. …

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