"Paul Baker, the founding artistic director of the Dallas Theater Center and a legendary presence on the Texas theater scene, has died of complications of pneumonia. He was 98."
Read more commentary sparked by his October 25th death in the Austin 360 at: http://www.austin360.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/outandabout/entries/2009/10/26/paul_baker_lege.html
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No doubt somebody will shortly be working on article for the Handbook of Texas.