Recent necrology, 3 – 10 June 2009

Necrology – a list of notable people who have died recently. Now a regular feature on our blog.

  • David Carradine, 1936-2009
    Actor whose career was revived by Quentin Tarantino 20 years after he found fame in the cult series Kung Fu
  • Fleur Cowles, 1910-2009
    Editor and socialite who was a supreme global networker, befriending artists, actors and royalty
  • Koko Taylor, 1928-2009
    Singer who electrified the Chicago blues scene and scored a hit with Wang Dang Doodle
  • Norman Walker, 1921-2009
    Christchurch doctor who combined a varied medical career with extensive outdoors activity and community service

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