Alain Senderens was born on December 2, 1939, in Hyères, Var, France and died on June 25, 2017. He was a leading French chef and practitioner of Nouvelle Cuisine. He was credited by Le Figarohim as the inventor of food and wine pairings. During 1968, he opened L’Archestrate in Paris, which he operated until 1985. ..
Robert Overend was born in December 1930 and died on June 25, 2017. He was a Northern Irish farmer, businessman and Unionist politician. Overend was also a deputy Grand Master of the Orange Order. He was a prominent member of the Vanguard Unionist Progressive Party in the mid-1970s. During 1975, Robert proposed that the Order ..
Jacques Charpentier was October 18, 1933 in Paris, France and died on June 15, 2017. He was a French composer and organist. Charpentier unrelated to either of two other eminent French musicians with the same surname (Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Gustave Charpentier). He died in Lézignan-Corbières. Jacques Charpentier passeed away at 83 ..
Martin Jim “M. J.” Aitken was born on March 11, 1922 and died on June 15, 2017. He was a British archaeometrist. He organised annual meetings which became the “Symposium on Archaeometry and Archaeological Prospection”. Aitken retired in 1989. Martin Aitken passed away at 95 ..
William Schumacher Massey was born on August 23, 1920, in Granville, Illinois and died on June 17, 2017. He was an American mathematician, known for his work in algebraic topology. The product was named for him. Massey worked also on the formulation of spectral sequences by means of exact couples, and wrote several textbooks, including ..
Mao Kobayashi was born on July 21, 1982 and died on June 22, 2017. She was a Japanese freelance newscaster and actress. Kobayashi was also one of Fuji TV’s weathercasters. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2014 but kept her illness a secret. Sometime during June 2016, her husband announced her condition at ..
Howard Witt died on June 21, 2017. He was an American character actor and Chicago native He began his acting career in the Goodman Theatre. Witt has appeared as a guest star in many television series including Kojak, The Bob Newhart Show, Rhoda, The Rockford Files, Eight Is Enough, WKRP in Cincinnati, Alice, Archie Bunker’s ..
György Rubovszky was born on February 1, 1944 and died on June 21, 2017. He was a Hungarian lawyer and politician, Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2002 and from 2003 until his death in 2017. His late wife, with whom he had two daughters, was also a lawyer. Csilla Jenei-Rubovszky, also a KDNP member ..
Steffi Martin, later known as Steffi Walter was born on September 17, 1962, in Schlema, Saxony and died on June 21, 2017. She was an East German luger who competed during the 1980s. Martin won gold medals in the women’s singles event, first at Sarajevo in 1984 under her maiden name Martin, then became the ..
Dick Warner was born on July 19, 1946 and died on June 16, 2017. He was an Irish environmentalist, writer and broadcaster. He was mostly remembered for presenting three series of the half-hour documentary programme, Waterways, in which he explored Ireland’s canals by barge. During 1991, Waterways was first broadcast on Ireland’s national TV station, ..