Lorna Lorraine McDonald (née Bucknall) was born on August 10, 1916, in Portland, Victoria and died on June 25, 2017. She was an Australian historian and author. McDonald was born in 1916 and attended school at Mount Gambier, South Australia. Lorna married Hugh McDonald, a Presbyterian minister, at the Presbyterian Church in Drik Drik, Victoria ..
Raymond John Ceresa was born in 1934 and died on June 10, 2017. He was an English chemist, stamp collector and philatelic expert on postage stamps of Russia and areas from the 1917–23 era. He wrote a five-volume monumental work on these issues. Ceresa passed away at 83 ..
John E. Sarno was born on June 23, 1923 and died on June 22, 2017. He was Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center. Sarno graduated from Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1943, and Columbia ..
William Szathmary was born on October 5, 1924 and died on June 15, 2017. He was known professionally by his stage name Bill Dana. Bill Dana was an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter. Bill Dana often appeared on television shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show, frequently in the guise of a heavily accented Bolivian ..
James Berry was born in 1924 and died on June 20, 2017. He was a black Jamaican poet. Berry7 settled in England in the 1940s. Berry’s poetry is notable for using a mixture of standard English and Jamaican Patois. His writing often “explores the relationship between black and white communities and in particular, the excitement ..
Fredrik Skagen was born on December 30, 1936, in Trondheim and died on June 20, 2017. He was a Norwegian writer. Skagen best known for his crime fiction, but is also the author of some children’s books and several radio plays. Skagen’s first book was published in 1968. Skagen’s works have been translated into German, ..
Gabriel Stanley Pressman was born on February 14, 1924 and died on June 23, 2017. He was an American journalist who was a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City for more than 50 years. Pressman was one of the pioneers of United States television news and has been credited as the first reporter to ..
Gunter Gabriel (born Günter Caspelherr) was born on June 11, 1942 and died on June 22, 2017. He was a German singer, musician and composer. He became famous in Germany as singer of Schlager songs. He lived in Harburg, Hamburg. Gabriel published Wer einmal tief im Keller saß. Erinnerungen eines Rebellen with Oliver Flesch in ..
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, ..
Pierre Imhalsy was born on November 14, 1939, in Visp, Switzerland and died on June 17, 2017. He was a Swiss novelist and poet. Imhasly studied German literature in Fribourg and Zurich. Pierre major work is The Rhone Saga an epic poem about the Rhône River. He was the principal translator of Maurice Chappaz’s works. ..