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Harold Widom (September 23, 1932 – January 20, 2021) was an American mathematician. He was best known for his works to operator theory and random matrices. He was appointed to the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1968 and became professor emeritus in 1994. He was born in Newark, New Jersey.

In 2006, Widom became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Widom died on January 20, 2021 at the age of 88.

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