Deaths of note from around the world:
Daniel Johnston, 58: A singer-songwriter and outsider artist who battled mental-health issues while recording hundreds of humorous, bittersweet songs that made him a near-mythical figure in indie rock. Died Sept. 11 in Waller, Texas, from an apparent heart attack.
Laszlo Rajk, 70: A Hungarian architect, dissident and film and theater production designer, was a “pioneer” in the launch and strengthening of Hungary’s democratic opposition, and was blacklisted in 1981 by Hungary’s communist regime. Died Wednesday from an undisclosed illness.