Deaths in February - 2020

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Deaths in February - 2020

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Editado: Fev 3, 2020, 4:19pm

Oopsey. Wrong dead person. Nothing to see here. Move along. Move along.

Fev 2, 2020, 8:08am

#1--I think there's a mistake here. That there are two Andy Gill's. One is a music writer based out of London who writes for the music press in England and the other is the guitarist Andy Gill who came from Leeds in England and is known for his work with the post-punk Marxist funk band Gang of Four.

I don't know if the guitar player has any books to his credit but he was absolutely unique and expressionistic in his guitar playing and it appears in any case that he's the one who has died and not the music writer.

Fev 3, 2020, 12:46am

>2 lriley: You're right. Gill the writer died in June 2019. See here:

The LT page seems to list all of the writer's books but gives the guitarist's photo and CK info.

Fev 3, 2020, 4:18pm

Ack! Mea culpa!

Editado: Fev 3, 2020, 4:31pm

Literary critic George Steiner died February 3 at the age of 90. His many books include After Babel and No Passion Spent.

Famed mercenary and leader of the Wild Geese “Mad” Mike Hoare died February 2 at the age of 100. His books include Mercenary and The Road to Kalamata: A Congo Mercenary's Memoir.

Editado: Fev 4, 2020, 7:55pm

#4---it's quite alright. He was a great great musician IMO.


Flat on my back.

They say our world is built on endeavour.
That every man is for himself.
Wealth is for the one who wants it.
Paradise, if you can earn it.

History is the reason I'm washed up.

Flat on my back.

My ambitions come to nothing.
What I wanted now just seems a waste of time.
I can't make out what has gone wrong.
I was good at what I did.

And I'm the dupe.

Fev 4, 2020, 9:32am

Former president of Kenya Daniel Moi died February 4 at the age of 95. He wrote Kenya African Nationalism.

Editado: Fev 5, 2020, 6:39pm

Actor Kirk Douglas died February 5 at the age of 103. His books include The Ragman’s Son and My Stroke of Luck. What an amazing life!

Editado: Fev 6, 2020, 6:57am

Sculptor and cookbook author Beverly Pepper died February 5 at the age of 97. Her books include Potluck cooking ,Eat and See Rome and small Scale Sculpture and Drawings.

Editado: Fev 7, 2020, 3:10pm

Sportswriter Roger Kahn died February 6 at the age of 92. His many books include The Boys of Summer and The Head Game.

Editado: Fev 7, 2020, 8:03pm

>3 Crypto-Willobie: >4 varielle: >6 lriley:

The Andy Gill page has been fixed. There are 4 of them, so it's divided now.

Andy Gill

Fev 7, 2020, 6:16pm

#11--many many thanks.

Editado: Fev 8, 2020, 8:40am

Actor and comedian Orson Bean was struck and killed by a car on February 7. He was 91. His books include Me and the Orgone and 25 Ways to Cook a Mouse for the Gourmet Cat.

Nobel winning biochemist Stanley Cohen died February 5 at the age of 97. He wrote Biophotonics in Pathology.

Editado: Fev 9, 2020, 5:19pm

The editor of Archie Comics, Victor Gorelick died February 7 at the age of 78. His books include The Art of Betty and Veronica and The Art of Archie.

Fev 10, 2020, 3:58pm

Poet Kamau Brathwaite died February 4 at the age of 89. His books include The Arrivants and Middle Passages.

Editado: Fev 15, 2020, 7:01am

Astronomer George V. Coyne died February 11 at the age of 87. His books include Wayfarers in the Cosmos and A Comprehensible Universe.

Editado: Fev 16, 2020, 3:30pm

Television presenter Caroline Flack died by suicide on February 15 at the age of 40. She wrote Storm in a C Cup.

Friend to the famous, editor A. E. Hotchner died February 15 at the age of 102. His many books include Papa Hemingway: and Shameless Exploitation.

Poet David Clewell died February 15 at the age of 65. His works include Blessings in Disguise and Now We’re Getting Somewhere.

Fev 17, 2020, 8:26am

Famed soccer player Harry Gregg died February 16 at the age of 87. He wrote Harry's Game: An Autobiography.

Editado: Fev 18, 2020, 8:59am

Women’s pro golfing champion Mickey Wright died February 17 at the age of 85. She wrote Play Golf the Wright Way.

Novelist Charles Portis died February 17 at the age of 86. His books include True Grit and Dog of the South.

Fev 19, 2020, 4:51pm

Tony winning actress Zoe Caldwell died February 16 at the age of 86. She wrote I Will be Cleopatra: an Actress’s Journey.

Editado: Fev 20, 2020, 10:09am

French journalist Jean Daniel died February 19 at the age of 99. His books includeThe Jewish Prison and Le temps qui reste.

Editado: Fev 21, 2020, 9:51am

Chilean lawyer and human rights activist Jose Zalaquett died February 15 at the age of 77. He wrote The Human Rights Issue and the Human Rights Movement.

Editado: Fev 22, 2020, 9:14pm

Composer Reinbert de Leeuw died February 14 at the age of 81. He wrote Muzikale Anarchie.

Australian etiquette expert June Dally-Watkins died February 22 at the age of 92. She wrote The Secrets Behind My Smile.

Editado: Fev 23, 2020, 8:58am

Chief genealogist for PBS’s “Finding Your Roots” Johni Cerny died February 19 at the age of 76. Her books include Ancestry’s Guide to Research and The Library: A Guide to the LDS.

Pearl Harbor survivor Donald Stratton died February 15 at the age of 97. He wrote All the Gallant Men.

Fev 23, 2020, 9:59am

Zara Steiner died 13th February 2020 aged 91.

Her husband, George, died earlier this month as noted >5 varielle::

Editado: Fev 23, 2020, 5:49pm

Pulitzer Prize winning poet Lisel Mueller died February 21 at the age of 96. Her collections include Alive Together and The Private Life: Poems.

Model and restauranteur B. Smith "Barbara", died February 22 at the age of 70. Her books include Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer's, B. Smith's Entertaining and Cooking for Friends and B. Smith Cooks Southern-Style. I ate at her restaurant near Broadway once. It was great!

Editado: Fev 24, 2020, 8:05pm

Poet William Oxley died February 4 at the age of 80. His works include In the Drift of Words and Collected Longer Poems .

The mathematician behind Hidden Figures Katherine Johnson died February 24 at the age of 101. She wrote Reaching for the Moon.

The world’s oldest yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch died February 24 at the age of 101. She wrote Dancing Light and The Yogic Journey.

Child star Baby Peggy née Diana Serra Cary died February 24 at the age of 101. Her books include Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy? and The Hollywood Posse.

Editado: Fev 26, 2020, 4:22pm

Author Clive Cussler died February 24 at the age of 88. He wrote 85 books a few of the best known are Sahara and Raise the Titanic.

Turtle conservationist Peter Pritchard died February 25 at the age of 76. His books include Encyclopedia of Turtles and Turtles of Venezuela (Contributions to Herpetology).

Editado: Fev 27, 2020, 7:14am

French cartoonist Claire Bretecher died February 11 at the age of 79. Her works include Les Frustrés 1 , Agrippina , Where's My Baby Now? , National Lampoon Presents: Claire Bretécher .

Editado: Fev 28, 2020, 4:45pm

Author Linda Wolfe died February 22 at the age of 87. Her books include Love me to Death and Cooking of the Caribbean Islands.

Physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson died February 28 at the age of 96. His books include Infinite in All Directions and Disturbing the Universe.

Editado: Fev 29, 2020, 7:46am

Soap opera creator Lee Phillip Bell died February 24 at the age of 91. Her biography of her co-creator husband was called The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell.

Giants pitcher Johnny Antonelli died February 28 at the age of 88. He wrote Johnny Antonelli: A Baseball Memoir.

Editado: Mar 1, 2020, 7:30am

British Radio personality Miranda Ward has died at the age of 73. She wrote F**k The Radio, We've Got Apple Juice: Essays on a Rock 'n' Roll Band.

Mar 3, 2020, 8:16am

Children’s book author Betsy Byars died February 26 at the age of 91. Her many books include Summer of the Swans and Tornado.

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Olympian and Holocaust survivor Eva Szekely died February 29 at the age of 92. Her books include Only Winners are Allowed to Cry!, I Came, I Saw, I Lost? and I swam it/I Survived. LT has these books listed in Hungarian but these are the translated titles.

Editado: Mar 7, 2020, 11:27am

Prof. Henry J. Abraham died February 26 at the age of 98. His books include Freedom the Court and Justices & Presidents.

Mar 11, 2020, 8:41am

Russian to English translator Jamey Gambrell died February 15 at the age of 65. Her work can be seen in The Slynx and Day of the Oprichnik.


Mar 17, 2020, 11:17am

Fiona MacCarthy OBE, biographer, died February 29th 2020. She built her reputation on her biography of Eric Gill in which she pulled no punches. Sexual abuse of his daughters, incest with his sisters, and bestiality with the family's pet dog were all grist to her mill.

Mar 19, 2020, 8:51am

Ceramic artist Alan Caiger-Smith died February 21 at the age of 90. His books include Lustre Pottery and Tin-Glaze Pottery.

Editado: Mar 21, 2020, 12:21pm

Archivist of black theater James V. Hatch died February 14 at the age of 91. He wrote Black Theater: U.S.A. and The Stone House: A Blues Legend.

Neuroscientist Per Andersen died February 17 at the age of 90. He wrote The Hippocampus Book.

Editado: Mar 29, 2020, 9:16am

Science writer Heather Couper died February 19 at the age of 70. Her many books include DK Space Encyclopedia and How the Universe Works.

Mar 30, 2020, 2:33pm

Professor Donald Russell died February 9th 2020 aged 99.

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