Gustav Torgny Lindgren was born on June 16, 1938 and died on March 16, 2017. He was a Swedish writer. He was the son of Andreas Lindgren and Helga Björk. Lindgren studied in Umeå to become a teacher and worked as a teacher until the middle of the 1970s. Over the next few years, Lindgren ..
Henri Cueco was born on October 19, 1929, and died on March 13, 2017. He was a French painter, essayist, novelist and radio personality. Cueco was a self-taught painter, his work was exhibited internationally. Cueco was the author of several books, including collections of essays and novels. Henri Cueco was also a contributor to France ..
Vida Hajebi was born in 1936 and died in 2017. She was an Iranian social justice activist and writer. Vida Hajebi Tabrizi was arrested in July 1972 in Tehran, and imprisoned for 6 year. Tabrizi wrote several books. Tabrizi’s book “Daad va Bidaad” – in Persian – was about women in prisons in Iran. Tabrizi ..
Gordon Thomas was born in 1933 and died on 2017. He was a British investigative journalist and author, notably on topics of secret intelligence. He was the author of 53 books published worldwide including The Pope’s Jews, Secret Wars, and Gideon’s Spies. He was born in Wales, in a cemetery keeper’s cottage where his grandmother ..
Tomaso Staiti di Cuddia delle Chiuse was born on December 2, 1932, and died on March 1, 2017. He was an Italian journalist and politician. Tomaso Staiti di Cuddia delle Chiuse passed away at 84 ..
Christopher Stewart Gray was born on April 24, 1950, and died on March 10, 2017. He was an American journalist and architectural historian. Gray was noted for his weekly New York Times column “Streetscapes”, about the history of New York City architecture, real estate, and public improvements. He wrote the “Streetscapes” column from 1986 until ..
Carol Field was born Carol Helen Hart on March 27, 1940, in Oakland, California and died on March 10, 2017. She was a cookbook author, writer, and librarian. Field was known for introducing Americans to the variety of Italian breads with her book The Italian Baker. She attended Anna Head School for Girls and Wellesley ..
Mari Evans was born on July 16, 1923 and died on March 10, 2017. She was an African-American poet. During 1984, Mari edited one of the first critical books devoted to the work of black women writers, called Black Women Writers (1950–1980): A Critical Evaluation. He died in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mari Evans passed away at ..
Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra was born on June 27, 1943, and died on March 11, 2017. He was a Chilean singer and songwriter. He was the son of Violeta Parra, who is a notable Chilean folklorist and brother of Isabel Parra. Ángel Parra traveled abroad helping to maintain the Nueva Canción tradition in Chilean expatriate ..
Anatoly Sergeevich Chernyaev was born on May 26, 1921, in Moscow and died on March 13, 2017, in Moscow. He was a Russian historian and writer. Anatoly Chernyaev was a principal foreign-policy advisor to General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev during the final days of the Soviet Union. When fighting in World War II, he studied history ..