(Bruce Weber’s article appeared in The New York Times, 6/18; via Pam Green.)

Desmond Heeley, a celebrated designer for the theater, the opera and the ballet, whose costumes dressed the likes of Laurence Olivier, Beverly Sills and Margot Fonteyn, and whose sets were used in major productions throughout the world, died on June 10 in Manhattan. He was 85.

The cause was cancer, said Philip Caggiano, a friend.


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