Recent necrology, May 2015

Some well-known people who have died recently

  • Cover of Mortal SunsJack Body, 1940-2015
    Acclaimed New Zealand composer
  • B. B. King, 1925-2015
    Virtuoso blues guitarist and singer who combined technical agility with passionate vocals
  • Tanith Lee, 1947-2015
    Prolific fantasy writer who revelled in the grotesque and gave a macabre spin to the traditional folk tale
  • Paul MyersCover of A Beautiful Mind, 1932-2015
    Classical record producer who wrote a biography of Leonard Bernstein and also mystery novels
  • John Nash, 1928-2015
    American mathematician with fundamental contributions in game theory, differential geometry and partial differential equations

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