This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. https://www.barrons.com/articles/paul-allen-microsoft-co-founder-sports-fan-philanthropist-dies-at-65-1539693817 Paul Allen, the fiercely private Microsoft co-founder known as much for his love of sports, rock music, and philanthropic endeavors as his software creation, died late Monday. He was 65. Allen’s investment firm, Vulcan, announced his death from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.