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Michael Henry Heim dies at 69; UCLA scholar, translator
Michael Henry Heim, a literary translator and humble philanthropist whose teaching, activism and widely admired translations of works by such writers as Günter Grass and Milan Kundera helped bring the voices of contemporary world literature into the mainstream of English-speaking cultures, has died. He was 69.
By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
October 7, 2012