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Obituary: Elizabeth Stewart, Champion of Scotland’s Folk Music (83)

She was part of a musical family of Scottish Travellers that furthered the nation’s folk revival and influenced its American counterpart. Photo: Elizabeth Stewart in 2003. She was,…

Obituary: Ronnie Hawkins – Musician (87)

Known as The Hawk, Ronnie Hawkins helped put rockabilly, The Band, and even Canada on the musical map. Photo: Ronnie Hawkins in 1982. His style, Robbie Robertson said,…

Obituary: Bob Neuwirth – Musician (82)

From Woodstock to Paris, from Bob Dylan and Rolling Thunder and solo albums, for decades Bob Neuwirth was never far from the centre of everything. Photo: Bob Neuwirth…

Obituary: Fred Ward – Actor (79)

From ‘The Right Stuff’ to ‘Miami Blues’ and ‘The Player,’ Fred Ward was truly in a class of his own. Photo: Fred Ward in “Henry and June” ©Universal/Courtesy…

Obituary: Kathy Boudin – Weather Underground (78)

Though unarmed and not at the scene where a guard was killed, Boudin was sentenced to a prison term of 20 years to life. Photo: Kathy Boudin at…

Obituary: José Luis Cortés – Cuban Bandleader (90)

His music, Timba, was ‘fast, loud, and characterized by its multiple overlapping rhythms and deep booming bass lines’ Photo: José Luis Cortés leading the band NG La Banda…

Obituary: Robert Morse – Actor (80)

Actor Robert Morse was a Tony-winning Broadway star, movie actor and played Bertram Cooper in the hit TV show, Mad Men. Photo: Robert Morse as Bert Cooper in…

Obituary: Francisco Gonzalez – Los Lobos founding member (68)

Francisco González always said ‘We are gardeners of the seeds of our culture. We plant our seeds patiently, and we nurture the plants of our culture’ Photo: In…

Obituary: Denis O’Dell – Film Producer, Fixer (98)

Denis O’Dell worked with The Beatles (often), Michaell Cimino, the Carry On Gang and many others. Photo: Denis O’Dell with Paul and Linda McCartney (PA) 22 March 2022…

Obituary: Sumy Sadurni – Photojournalist (32)

Read about Sumy Sadurni, the ‘deeply emotional and committed’ photojournalist and her passion for the people and stories of Africa Photo: Sumaya Sadurni: ‘A strong journalist, always humorous,…

Obituary: Hugh O’Shaughnessy – Acclaimed foreign correspondent  (87)

The journalist reported for 30 years from Latin American countries where grave human rights abuses were being committed 17 March 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News…

Obituary: William Hurt – Actor (71) (updated)

‘Living is so torrential, such an amazing experience that we often create moats to keep this vivacity away from our senses,’ William Hurt once said Photo: Actor William…

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