Recent necrology, October 2014

Some well-known people who have died recently

  • Cover of Lost and FoundLynda Bellingham, 1948-2014
    Versatile actress and author who, as the ‘Oxo mum’ , brought ‘man-appeal’ to the business of gravy making
  • Jack Bruce, 1943-2014
    Bass player and singer with Cream, the short-lived but  influential supergroup of the late 1960s
  • Park Honan, 1928-2014
    Scholar and biographer of great writers from William Shakespeare to Matthew Arnold
  • Gough Whitlam, 1916-2014
    Australian politician and Prime Minister from 1972 to 1975, before being controversially dismissed by the Governor-General
  • Gerald Wilson, 1918-2014
    Jazz composer and bandleader in the Duke Ellington mould
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