Recent necrology, March 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently Bill Culbert, 1935-2019 Significant New Zealand artist, notable for his use of light in painting Keith Flint, 1969-2019 Frontman for electronic dance group, the Prodigy. Michael Gielen, 1927-2019 Austrian conductor and composer Peter Hurford, 1930-2019 English organist who brought the pipe organ out of the Sunday service into…
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Recent necrology, February 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently Stanley Donen, 1924-2019 Director and choreographer who helped transform the Hollywood musical Albert Finney, 1936-2019 Actor who made his name as the archetypal angry young man in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning William Hawkey, 1932-2019 Composer, teacher and musician, formerly conductor of Christchurch Harmonic Society and University of…
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Recent necrology, January 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently Theo Adam, 1926-2019 Legendary German operatic bass Diana Athill, 1917-2019 British literary editor, novelist and memoirist John Burningham, 1936-2019 English author and illustrator of children’s books Trevor Chinn, 1937-2018 New Zealand glaciologist Windsor Davies, 1930-2019 Welsh actor who performed in many films and television shows Elizabeth Edgar, 1929-2019…
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Recent necrology, December 2018

Some well-known people who have died recently David Austin, 1926-2018 Doyen of British rose growers Wendy Beckett, 1930-2018 English cloistered nun and art historian, internationally known for her presentation of BBC documentaries in the 1990s George Bush, 1924-2018 Former US president who triumphed in Iraq before suffering electoral defeat Justin Cartwright, 1945-2018 British novelist, originally…
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