José Antonio Abreu Anselmi was born on May 7, 1939, and died on March 24, 2018. He was a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician. He was best known for his association with El Sistema. He was Catholic. Abreu was honored with the 2009 Latin Grammy Trustees Award, an honor given to ..
Lys Assia was born Rosa Mina Schärer on March 3, 1924, in Rupperswil, Aargau, and died on March 24, 2018. She was a Swiss singer. She won the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. Assia started her stage career as a dancer, but changed to singing in 1940, after successfully standing in for a female ..
Richard Frank “Dick” Gamble was born on November 16, 1928 and died on March 22, 2018. He was Canadian professional ice hockey player. Gamble won a Stanley Cup championship in 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens. Gamble won back-to-back Calder Cups with the Rochester Americans in 1965 and 1966. He won a third Calder Cup with ..
Martha Wallner was born on March 28, 1927, and died on March 21, 2018. She was an Austrian stage actress. Wallner also appeared in films and television. She was awarded the Kammerschauspielerin (an Austrian title of honor). Married to the actor Erich Auer. Wallner died a week before her 91st..
Jan Kantůrek was born on May 4, 1948, in Zlín and died on March 22, 2018. He was a Czech translator of fantasy, science fiction, comics and westerns from English. Jan’s best known translations are Discworld by Terry Pratchett and books about Conan the Barbarian by Robert E. Howard and his successors. Kantůrek was married ..
Zell Bryan Miller was born on February 24, 1932, and died on March 23, 2018. He was an American author and politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. He was a Democrat, Miller served as lieutenant governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as U.S. Senator from 2000 ..
Jukka Mikkola was born on July 3, 1943, and died on March 23, 2018. He was a Finnish politician from the Social Democratic Party. Jukka Mikkola was a lawyer and has the title Master of Laws. He was born in Vampula, however, Mikkola has participated in politics in Turku. He was a member of the ..
Lino Bortolo Belotti was born on October 19, 1930, and died on March 23, 2018. He was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate, former Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Bergamo. He was born in Comenduno, a frazione of Albino. Belotti was ordained priest by Bishop Giuseppe Piazzi on 12 June 1954. After he was ordained ..
Nicolás Kingman Riofrío was born on November 18, 1918, and died on March 19, 2018 He was an Ecuadorian journalist, writer, and politician. Nicolás’s father, Edward Kingman, moved from Newton, Connecticut, in the United States to coastal Cantón Portovelo in El Oro Province, Ecuador, while working for the “South America Development Company”. His fater worked ..
Sir Andrew James Gilbert was born on February 13, 1950, and died on March 19, 2018. Recognized as The Hon. Mr Justice Gilbart. He was a judge of the High Court of England and Wales. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The Hon. Mr. Justice Gilbart was called to the bar ..