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    Death Anniversary Thread

    For sale: Hemingway's shoes. Unworn.
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    It has been reported on Facebook that Claud Johnson, son of the legendary Robert Johnson, has died. Obit pending. https://www.facebook.com/robertjohnsonblues
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    The Dead Of 2015

    Alain de Greef, one of the 'founding fathers' of CanalPlus (although he joined the company two years after it was founded), dead at 68. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/alain-de-greef-canal-dead-805920?utm_source=twitter
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    Harold Feinstein, 84. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/30/arts/harold-feinstein-dies-at-84-froze-new-york-moments-in-black-and-white.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=nytimesarts&_r=0
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Wow, 40 years. I love Tim Buckley, got all 9 albums on one format or another. Well worth checking out if you're not familiar with his music. Buzzin Fly if you're in a mellow mood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLfho6ecv_M Get On Top if you're feeling sexy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEAZMUQoW0Q Song To The Siren if you've just had your heart broken https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2NkUmIH83U Starsailor's just batshit crazy and brave https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9obCFstSRDw
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning died on this day in 1861.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    NYT obit here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/arts/magali-noel-a-french-singer-and-actress-and-muse-to-fellini-dies-at-83.html?_r=0
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Chris Thompson, writer-producer responsible for Bosom Buddies, which gave Tom Hanks an early lead role, and Action. http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/chris-thompson-bosom-buddies-shake-it-up-action-dead-at-63-1201530057/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    One of those killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack was Sue Davey: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33299523 ...'Mother-in-law' of Leicester City footballer Marc Albrighton. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Leicester-City-star-Marc-Albrighton-s-mum-law/story-26788679-detail/story.html
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    American Football Players

    Damion Cook, 36. http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2015/06/ex-nfl-ol-damion-cook-dies-at-the-age-of-36/
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    Pete Doherty

    ***Awful pun alert*** ***Awful pun alert*** Pete Dougheaty ***Alert over. It is safe to return to your homes***
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    Life In Prison

    BBC are reporting that Richard Matt has been killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-33296352
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    Art For Death's Sake

    Miriam Schapiro, feminist artist, creator of the Womanhouse installation and co-founder of the Pattern and Decoration movement, dead at 91. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/25/arts/design/miriam-schapiro-91-a-feminist-artist-who-harnessed-craft-and-pattern-dies.html?_r=0
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    Death Anniversary Thread

    Michel Foucault, 31 years ago.
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Former child actor Anthony Sydes, who appeared in Miracle On 34th Street, dead at 74. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/anthony-sydes-dead-child-actor-804919?utm_source=twitter
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    Vagrants, Tramps, Homeless Eccentrics And Hermits

    Kenni Thomas Nickel, the homeless man who was made famous after appearing in a YouTube video where he gave away $100. http://www.tmz.com/2015/06/23/homeless-man-dies-dead-youtube-100-dollar-challenge-alcoholism/
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    The Dead Of 2015

    Frances Kroll Ring, secretary to F Scott Fitzgerald, dies at 99. http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-frances-kroll-ring-dies-20150622-story.html
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    Academy Award Winners

    James Horner, who won an Oscar for his composition of the score for the film Titanic, is missing after his plane crashed. http://uk.eonline.com/news/669423/titanic-composer-james-horner-missing-after-plane-registered-to-oscar-winner-crashes-killing-the-pilot?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-topstories&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=E%21
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    The Deathlist Howto

    Exactly the same thing happened here too, very weird. Quantick's revenge?
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    Andy Ripley and other boofheads

    James Ackerman, 25. http://rugbyleagueweek.com.au/sunshine-coast-player-james-ackerman-dies/
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    Minimalists (and other classical composers/musicians)

    Gunther Schuller, 89. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/22/arts/music/gunther-schuller-composer-who-synthesized-classical-and-jazz-dies-at-89.html?_r=0
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    Oscar Niemeyer

    We don't seem to have an architecture thread (despite Death Of An Architect's misleading name), so I'm resurrecting this old thread. http://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/jun/21/james-gowan James Gowan, architect, dead at 92.
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    Charles Aznavour

    New interview here: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/jun/19/charles-aznavour-i-wanted-to-break-every-taboo Sounds sprightly. Has a new album coming out.
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    Horse Racing

    Christelle Zimmer, 25. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/horse-racing/33216865
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    The Dead Of 2015

    Ah, I didn't spot that, should've just searched "Basketball". It nearly went in the NFL thread, such is my knowledge of US sports

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