Director Stanley Donen Dies at 94

Stanley Donen, the director of such stylish and exuberant films as Singin’ in the Rain, Funny Face and Two for the Road and the last surviving helmer of note from Hollywood’s golden age, has died at 94. – Full obituary at Variety

During the 1950s and ’60s, John Williams performed piano in the scores for some of Donen’s films including Funny Face and Charade, and more recently conducted several tributes to the director in concert. Read the 2007 review of ‘Film Night’ at Tanglewood, with Stanley Donen as host.