Deaths in November - 2015

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Deaths in November - 2015

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Nov 1, 2015, 7:19pm

Actor and former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson died November 1 at the age of 73. He was author of Teaching the Pig to Dance.

Nov 1, 2015, 8:26pm

I am sorry. I liked him.

Nov 9, 2015, 4:12pm

Carl Llewellyn Weschcke, head of Llewellyn Worldwide publishing, passed away November 7 at age 85. He purchased Llewellyn in 1961 and under his ownership it became the largest publisher of occult and metaphysical books in the world. He is sometimes called the Father of the New Age because of the influence of Llewellyn books.

Editado: Nov 9, 2015, 4:27pm

Politician Gunter Schabowski died November 1 at the age of 86. He wrote Das Politburo.

Cricketer Tom Graveney died November 3 at the age of 88. His books include Bloody Lucky: Writing on Cricket and Instructions to Young Cricketers.

Editado: Nov 19, 2015, 4:37am

P F Sloan, songwriter, known for Eve of Destruction, the most famous Sixties protest song NOT written by Bob Dylan, died of pancreatic cancer on November 15th, aged 70.

Cynthia Payne (1), notorious as the keeper of a disorderly house in Streatham, London, frequented by the great and good in the 1970s, died on November 15th, aged 82.

Editado: Nov 19, 2015, 11:29am

Irish jockey Pat Eddery died November 10 at the age of 63. He wrote To Be A Champion.

Historian Hans Mommsen died on November 5 at the age of 85. His books include The Rise and Fall of Weimar Democracy and Alternatives to Hitler.

Stravinsky expert Robert Craft died November 10 at the age of 92. His books include Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship and Stravinsky: In Pictures and Documents.

Brothel keeper Cynthia Payne died November 15 at the age of 83. She wrote Cynthia Payne's Book of Home entertainment.

Actor Saeed Jaffrey died November 15 at the age of 86. His memoir was called Saeed.

Historian Christopher Duggan died November 2 at the age of 57. His books include The Force of Destiny, A Concise History of Italy and Fascist Voices.

New Zealand rugby player Jonah Lomu died November 18 at the age of 40. His autobiography was called Jonah: My Story.

Prolific author Stephen Birmingham died November 15 at the age of 86. His books include The Rest of us: The Rise of America's Eastern European Jews, "Our Crowd": The Great Jewish Familes of New York and The Grandees: America's Sephardic Elite.

Editado: Nov 19, 2015, 1:52pm

An old friend, Gerald F. Zepeda, author of The Elizabethan Language Book, passed away yesterday (November 18). He had heart trouble, and I expect that it was his heart. I'll miss him; he was a good human being.

Here's a moment from happier times:

Nov 20, 2015, 1:01pm

Financier Jim Slater died November 18 at the age of 86. His books include The Zulu Principle and Beyond the Zulu Principle.

Editado: Nov 25, 2015, 11:30am

Actor Keith Michell, best known for his role as Henry VIII in the early 70s TV series The Six Wives of Henry VIII, died on November 20 at the age of 88. In addition to his acting skills, he was a cookbook author and wrote The Practically Macrobiotic Cookbook.

Founder of Kiplinger's magazine Austin H. Kiplinger died November 20 at the age of 97. His books include Washington Now (A Cass Canfield Book), Kiplinger's Looking Ahead and Kiplinger Forecasts.

Painter Adele Mailer died November 22 at the age of 90. Her memoir of her life with her ex-husband was called The Last Party: Scenes From my Life with Norman Mailer.

Nobel winning economist Douglass C. North died November 23 at the age of 95. His books include Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance and The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History.

Editado: Nov 30, 2015, 3:49pm

Diplomat Hugh Leach died November 14 at the age of 81. He wrote Strolling About the Roof of the World and Seen in the Yemen.

Scriptwriter Hazel Adair died November 22 at the age of 95. She wrote the Crossroads Cook Book.

Dez 1, 2015, 12:14pm

Screenwriter James Prideaux died November 18 at the age of 88. He wrote Knowing Hepburn and other Curious Experiences.

Editado: Dez 2, 2015, 8:19am

Manga artist Shigeru Mizuki died November 30 at the age of 93. His books include Onward towards Our Noble Deaths, NonNonBa and Showa 1926-1939.

Repentant industrialist and environmental activist Maurice Strong died November 27 at the age of 86. His books include Where on Earth are We Going? and Connecting With the World.

Editado: Dez 4, 2015, 1:32pm

Expert on horse breeding and racing Peter Willett died November 22 at the age of 96. His books include The Classic RaceHorse and Makers of the Modern Thoroughbred.

Biologist Steven Vogel died November 24, at the age of 75. His books include Cats' Paws and Catapults and Life's Devices.

Novelist Joseph F. Girzone died November 29 at the age of 85. His many books include Joshua; A Parable for Today and Joshua and the Children.

Dez 8, 2015, 10:39am

Mathematician Amir Aczel died November 26 at the age of 65. His books include Fermat's Last Theorem and The Mystery of the Aleph.

Editado: Dez 10, 2015, 9:36am

Moroccan socialogist Fatema Mernissi died November 30 at the age of 75. Her many books include Dreams of trespass, Beyond the Veil and Scheherazade Goes West.

Dez 11, 2015, 10:36am

Oscar winning film editor for High Noon, Elmo Williams died November 25 at the age of 102. He wrote Elmo Williams: A Hollywood Memoir.

Dez 11, 2015, 11:47am

British naval test pilot, Geoffrey Higgs died on November 8th. He wrote FRONT-LINE AND EXPERIMENTAL FLYING WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM.

Editado: Dez 11, 2015, 12:16pm

Journalist Arthur T. Hadley died November 25 at the age of 91. His books include The Straw Giant and The Joy Wagon.

Choreographer Gloria Contreras died November 25 at the age of 81. She wrote Diary of a Choreographer.

Dez 14, 2015, 9:51am

Automobile designer and customizer, George Barris died November 5 at the age of 89. His books include America's Wildest Show Rods of the 1960s and 1970s and Stars and Their Cars.

Dez 15, 2015, 4:12pm

Archaeologist Nancy Sandars died November 20 at the age of 101. She translated Poems of Heaven and Hell From Ancient Mesopotamia and wrote The Sea Peoples.

Dez 16, 2015, 4:19am

Donald Kenrick, linguist and campaigner for gypsies and travellers, died on November 12th aged 86. He wrote several books about the Roma peoples.

Editado: Dez 18, 2015, 3:02pm

Poet and translator Christopher Middleton died November 30 at the age of 89. His works include Andalusian poems, Intimate Chronicles and The Lonely Suppers of W. V. Balloon.

Journalist Nigel Buxton died November 30 at the age of 91. His work includes Walking in Wine Country and Travel in Europe A Penguin Guide.

Jan 25, 2016, 8:19am

Retired Brigadier Peter Stewart-Richardson died November 30 at the age of 89. He wrote Piper's Tale: Rory's Story of the Napoleonic Wars.

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