Obituary Articles

Diego Maradona: The Golden Boy

Diego Maradona: The Golden Boy

Deputy Sports Editor Thomas Baer looks back on the life and legend of golden boy Diego Maradona
Andrea Levy, author of ‘Small Island’, dies aged 62

Andrea Levy, author of ‘Small Island’, dies aged 62

Andrea Levy, author of critically acclaimed novels like ‘Small Island’ and ‘The Long Song’ has died at the age of 62
Celebrated poet Mary Oliver dies age 83

Celebrated poet Mary Oliver dies age 83

American author Mary Oliver has passed away at the age of 83
Obituary: Professor Paul O’Brien

Obituary: Professor Paul O’Brien

We honour Professor Paul O’Brien, a professor of Inorganic Materials at the University, for his invaluable contributions to science and society.
Obituary: Ntozake Shange

Obituary: Ntozake Shange

On the 27th October 2018, acclaimed poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died at the age of 70
Obituary: Scott Hutchinson

Obituary: Scott Hutchinson

On Friday it was confirmed that, Frightened Rabbit singer, Scott Hutchinson was found dead after a presumed suicide.
Sir John Sulston

Sir John Sulston

On Friday 9th March, we were saddened by the news of the Nobel Laureate and key figure of the Human Genome Project passing away
Obituary: Lil Peep

Obituary: Lil Peep

Rising star of emo rap dies of suspected overdose at just 21 years of age
Tom Petty: A Farewell (1950-2017)

Tom Petty: A Farewell (1950-2017)

A farewell to Rock and Roll legend Tom Petty, who died on Monday at the age of 66
Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll pioneer

Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll pioneer

In his memory, Tara Bharadia looks over the career and impact of the groundbreaking songwriter
Remembering George Michael

Remembering George Michael

Tara Bharadia reflects on the legacy of pop star and gay icon George Michael, who died on Christmas Day
Feature: David Mancuso – the New Yorker who taught the world how to party

Feature: David Mancuso – the New Yorker who taught the world how to party

Remembering David Mancuso, founder of the legendary ‘by invitation only’ loft parties that transformed New York’s club scene in the early 70s
Philip Seymour Hoffman: The Master (1967-2014)

Philip Seymour Hoffman: The Master (1967-2014)

Angus shares his own personal reflections on the tragic passing of the brilliant Philip Seymour Hoffman
Doris Lessing – the death of a literary icon

Doris Lessing – the death of a literary icon

Doris Lessing will be remembered for pushing the boundaries in every aspect of her life, says Elizabeth Mitchell
Feature: Rest in Peace, Davy Jones

Feature: Rest in Peace, Davy Jones

Davy Jones will forever be remembered as one of the first true popstars, a charismatic performer and an incredible human being.
A tribute to Shelagh Delaney

A tribute to Shelagh Delaney

‘It’s a bugger of a life, by Jesus.’ Shelagh Delaney 1938-2011

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