Recent necrology, October 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently Harold Bloom, 1930-2019 American author and literary critic Ian Cross, 1925-2019 New Zealand novelist, journalist and administrator Robert Evans, 1930-2019 American film producer and studio boss Raymond Leppard, 1927-2019 Conductor and harpsichordist who did much to attract audiences to Italian baroque opera Angus Macleod, 1926-2019 Scottish born clergyman…
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Recent necrology, January 2018

Some well-known people who have died recently Jim Anderton, 1938-2018 Christchurch politician John Barton, 1928-2018 Co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Pat Booth, 1929-2018 Crusading New Zealand newspaperman Richard Havers, 1951-2017 Pop, rock and jazz historian Ursula Le Guin, 1929-2018 American novelist best known for her children’s fantasy and science fiction stories Dolores O’Riordan, 1971-2018…
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Recent necrology, December 2017

Some well-known people who have died recently Sue Grafton, 1940-2017 American author of detective novels. Read Karen's post from 2014 about her discovery of Sue Grafton's 'alphabet mysteries' and her heroine Kinsey Millhone Christine Keeler, 1942-2017 English model and showgirl    John Mollo, 1931-2017 Costume designer Cheryll Sotheran, 1945-2017 Founding Chief Executive of the Museum…
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Recent necrology, November 2017

Some well-known people who have died recently Donald Bain, 1935-2017 One of America’s most prolific ghost writers Antonio Carluccio, 1937-2017 Italian chef, restaurateur and food expert David Cassidy, 1950-2017 American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist, star of the Partridge Family Nancy Friday, 1933-2017 American author who wrote on female sexuality and liberation Jon Hendricks, 1921-2017…
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Recent necrology, October 2017

Some well-known people who have died recently Fats Domino, 1928-2017 American pianist and singer-songwriter, a titan of early rock ‘n’ roll Roy Dotrice, 1925-2017 Chameleon-like British character actor Peter Godfrey, 1922-2017 Father of choral music in New Zealand Robert Guillaume, 1927-2017 American actor, known for his role as Benson in the TV series Soap and…
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