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Obituary: John Salt – Painter (84)

John Salt was a British pioneer of photorealist painting, a genre that emerged in late 1960s America Photo: John Salt Bride, 1969 05 January 2022 | Simon Chapman…

Obituary: Larry Herman – Photographer (79)

Larry Herman was a photographer who aligned himself with his subjects – mainly poor and working communities Photo: © Larry Herman, Clydeside 1974-76, Estate of Larry Herman Photos:…

Obituary: Mitchell Ryan – Actor (88)

Mitchell Ryan appeared in the TV series “Dark Shadows,” played a brutal businessman in “Santa Barbara” and a wealthy father in the sitcom “Dharma & Greg.” Photo: Mitchell…

Obituary: Robert Parry -Reporter – Broke the Iran-Contra Story (68) (2018)

In 1985, Mr. Parry broke news of the involvement of Lt. Col. Oliver L. North and the covert operation to support the contras with proceeds from clandestine arms…

Obituary: Bob Wills, King of Western Swing, 70 (13 May 1975)

Playing to dance-hall audiences, Bob Wills relied on an enormous repertoire that made use of anything that would go over with the rowdy Saturday-night crowds. 28 February 2022…

Obituary: Robert F. Kennedy (politician) 42 (05 June 1968)

Robert F. Kennedy’s death, after his brother and so many others, would all but paralyze an entire generation. 28 Februray 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News…

Obituary: Robert Frank – photographer (94)

Robert Frank was a the fiercely independent photographer and filmmaker whose bleak yet poetic book “The Americans” jolted the nation’s self-image and sparked a photographic revolution 28 February…

Obituary: Robert Hunter, lyricist (78)

The master of lyrics, Robert Hunter, poet and writer provided the Grateful Dead with many of their vivid and enduring lyrics 28 February 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media…

Obituary: Bones Hillman, Musician (Midnight Oil) (62)

Bones Hillman, born Wayne Stevens, played for Midnight Oil from 1987 right up until the band’s reunion and tour in 2017. He died in his home in Milwaukee….

Obituary: Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) (76)

Procol followed ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’ with over a dozen great albums, remaining one of rock music’s most imaginative and progressive bands. Mr Brooker was its heart and…

Obituary: James Wharram (Catamaran boatbuilder, Atlantic sailor) (93)

“Is he a philosopher, or a crackpot? A lifestyle guru or a libertine? Could he be a madman or might he be perhaps, unsettlingly sane? One thing is…

Obituary: Ivan Reitman – producer and director (75)

From Ghostbusters to Animal House, to an off-Broadway Lampoon revue that featured John Belushi, Gilda Radner and Bill Murray. Photo: Filmmaker Ivan Reitman poses for a portrait at…

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