Death Notices and death announcements
Martin McGuinness, a former member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), has died at the age of 66, announced his political party Sinn Féin on Tuesday March 21, 2017. According to his relatives, he suffered from amyloidosis, a rare disease. "It is with great regret and immense sadness that we have just learned of the death of our friend and comrade Martin McGuinness, who died in Derry during the night and will be cruelly missed by all who knew him, The Sinn Féin wrote on its website. Born on May 2, 1950, James Martin Pacelli McGuinness grew up in the disinherited Catholic neighbourhood...
It was with sadness that the rock world welcomed the news. Chuck Berry, one of the founding fathers of rock'n'roll, died on Saturday 18 March 2017 at the age of 90 years. The American guitarist and singer could boast of having revolutionized music. Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr. was found inanimate by rescuers at his home near St. Louis, Missouri, where he spent a good part of his life. Who invented rock'n'roll? For fifty years the question has divided the musical specialists. Johnny Hallyday, somewhat competent in this field, told the media a few years ago: "It was Elvis Presley and we all...
English-speaking Caribbean poet Derek Walcott, Nobel Prize winner in literature 1992, died at his home in Saint Lucia, announced his family on Friday, March 17, 2017. He was 87 years old. Raised in the Protestant minority of an island with a Catholic majority and Francophone culture, his poetic work is at the heart of these confluences and contradictions. Derek Walcott was born in the capital of Saint Lucia, Castries, on January 23, 1930, of a professor mother. His father, a civil servant, died while Derek Walcott and his twin brother, Roderick, were only babies. Their mother, Alix, passed on the...
American blues harmonica player James Cotton died on Thursday 16 March 2017 of pneumonia at the age of 81 years in a medical center in Austin. Nicknamed "Mr. Superharp", he played with, among others, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, B.B. King, Gregg Allman, Santana and Grateful Dead. A representative of the musician confirms the death of James Cotton. Born on July 1, 1935 on a cotton farm in Tunica, Mississippi, James Cotton became known in the 50's after recording two singles for the famous Sun label and played a few concerts with Muddy Waters. The harmonica player started his career as a teenager...
American novelist Robert James Waller died at the age of 77 years on Friday, March 10, 2017 at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He suffered from multiple myeloma of the bones (a haematological cancer). He had a strong reputation with his novel "On the Road to Madison" (Albin Michel, 1993) sold 12 million copies. Born on August 1, 1939 in Iowa (Rockford), Robert James Waller taught management, economics and applied mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa from 1968 to 1991 before becoming known through writing. In 1992, her cult novel, The Bridges of Madison County, drew the story of a...
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Crowned in 1964 with Ferrari in Formula One (F1), John Surtees was the dean of the world champion drivers since the disappearance of Jack Brabham. After winning seven world championship motorsport titles, the British went into F1 and won the world title. To date, he is the only champion to have been crowned on two and four wheels. He was 83 years old and died of respiratory complications on 10 March 2017. John Surtees was hospitalized last month for respiratory failure at the Saint George...