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Helmut Krone dead at 70

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Helmut Krone, one of the most respected art directors ever to work in advertising, died of cancer April 12 at the age of 70. Mr. Krone's career spanned almost four decades at Doyle Dane Bernbach and DDB Needham Worldwide, where he created famous campaigns for Volkswagen and Avis, among others. He was a member of the One Club's Creative Hall of Fame and the Art Directors' Hall of Fame.

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