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.
  • Peter Hurford, 1930-2019
    English organist who brought the pipe organ out of the Sunday service into the musical mainstream
  • Rachel Ingalls, 1940-2019
    Author who remained obscure till her novella Mrs Caliban was rediscovered 35 years after its original publication

Bill Culbert Michael Gielen conducts Schönberg, Berg, Webern, Steuermann, Gielen The Shanghai Factor Gliding A Life of Picasso

  • Jacques Loussier, 1934-2019
    Composer and pianist whose jazz interpretations of Bach sold millions of albums
  • Derek Piggott, 1923-2019
    Record-breaking gliding instructor and stunt pilot who made Britain’s first human-powered flight
  • Scott Walker, 1943-2019
    One of the most innovative and enduring songwriters of the 20th century