Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Ripped in July

A selected overview of culture stars relevant to my own tastes who passed away this month. Rest in peace. Image by myself.

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Michael Cimino (77), American film director and screen writer. He directed the classic movie The Deer Hunter.
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Billy Name (76), American photographer. Best known for his work with Andy Warhol, and covers for Velvet Underground albums.
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Garry Marshall (81), American actor, director, writer, and producer. He created the TV series Happy days and Mork and Mindy.
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Marni Nixon (86), American soprano and playback singer. She is best remembered for singing the parts of actresses like Deborah Kerr, Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Wood in various hit movies. 
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Eric Kuhne (64), American-born British architect. He was responsible for projects like the Cockle Bay Wharf in Sydney, Australia, the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent, and the Titanic Quarter redevelopment in Belfast. 
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Einojuhani Rautavaara (87), Finnish composer of classical music. One of the best contemporary composers to my taste.
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Peter Sadlo (54), German classical music percussionist. He recorded a number of CD's in our collection.