Recent necrology, July 2016

Some well-known people who have died recently

  • Cover of The VisitorsSally Beauman, 1944-2016
    Author best known for her glamorous and racy romantic novel Destiny
  • Abbas Kiarostami, 1940-2016
    Iranian producer and director, screen writer, photographer
  • Tim LaHaye, 1926-2016
    Christian fundamentalist ‘rapture’ theologian
  • Garry Marshall, 1934-2016
    Writer, producer and director, creator of Happy Days
  • Cover of NightIan McDonald, 1937-2016
    New Zealand composer of avant-garde, electronic and computer music
  • Robert Nye, 1939-2016
    Novelist who wanted to be remembered for his poetry
  • Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016
    Romanian-born American Jewish writer, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate

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