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A “troublemaker” dies

Sunday, January 8, 2017 19:58
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Nat Hentoff in 2009. Credit Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times
Robert McFadden reports in the New York Times that Nat Hentoff has died at the age of 91.

Nat Hentoff, an author, journalist, jazz critic and civil libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a mountain of essays on free speech, wayward politics, elegant riffs and the sweet harmonies of the Constitution, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.

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  • Mrs Clippit

    R.I.P. Mr Hentoff…I met you many years ago. You were one of the good ones… Good rest dear one

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