Mykhaylo Chemberzhi was born in 1944 and died in 2018. He was a Ukrainian composer, teacher, scientist, and politician. He was the Director of Kyiv Children’s Academy of Arts. He died at 73 ..
Ota Filip was born on March 9, 1930, in Slezská Ostrava, in the present-day Czech Republic and died on March 2, 2018. He was a Czech novelist and journalist. Filip’s novels have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish and Polish; and he has also written his works in German and Czech. In the communist era, ..
Ivone Aida Lopes Fernandes Ramos was born on September 7, 1926, in Santa Catarina on the island of Santiago, Cape Verde and died on March 3, 2018. She was a Cape Verdean writer. She resided in Mindelo. Her parents were Armando Napoleão Rodrigues Fernandes and Alice Lopes da Silva Fernandes. She came from a literary ..
Brandon Dean Jenkins was born on June 7, 1969 and died on March 2, 2018. He was an American singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After which he moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was part of the Red Dirt music genre. He performed in the Texas and Oklahoma regions, although he had widely toured in Europe on ..
Angelo Eugenio “Gillo” Dorfles was born on 12 April 1910 and died on 2 March 2018. He was an Italian art critic, painter, and philosopher. Dorfles turned 100 in April 2010. After he retired from painting, he devoted himself to the study of aesthetics and art criticism, dealing with the problem of the vanguard, the ..
Paul De Meo was born on June 4, 1953 and died and died on February 26, 2018. He was an American screenwriter and producer for film, television and video games. Paul De Meo frequently worked with Danny Bilson. The pair wrote The Rocketeer (1991), the video game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003), the ..
Harvey Lester Schmidt was born on September 12, 1929, and died on February 28, 2018. He was an American composer for musical theatre and illustrator. Harvey was most remembered composing the music for the longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which ran off-Broadway for 42 years from 1960 – 2002. Most of his hit musicals ..
Veljko Rus was born on 8 December 1929 in Visnja Gora near Ljubljana, Slovenia and died on 26 February 2018. He was a Slovenian sociologist, writer and academic. He was born into a well known upper-middle-class family. Veljko’s father, Josip, was a left-liberal political activist, leader of the Sokol movement in the Drava Banovina, and ..
Cynthia Heimel (née Glick) was born on July 13, 1947 and died on February 25, 2018. She was a feminist humorist writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was a columnist and primarily the author of satirical books known for their unusual titles, aimed at a female readership, as well as a playwright and television writer. Heimel ..
Richard Albert Hundley was born on September 1, 1931 and died on February 26, 2018. He was an American pianist and composer of art songs for voice and piano. He relocated to New York City in 1950 and enrolled in the Manhattan School of Music but dropped out shortly after. Richard was selected for the ..