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Georges Duboeuf, one of the great wine merchants of the 20th Century, has died at the age of 86.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50999806

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Burleysway wrote:Georges Duboeuf, one of the great wine merchants of the 20th Century, has died at the age of 86.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50999806


Always sad when someone in this line of work pops their corks.

I mean clogs.

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Stephen Clements. BBC presenter dies, aged 47

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Upstairs Downstairs and Last of the Summer Wine´s Christopher Beeny aged 78.

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The creator of the hit US TV sitcom Ugly Betty, Silvio Horta, has died aged 45, his representative has confirmed.

Elizabeth Wurtzel: Prozac Nation author dies aged 52

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Sad news. I quite liked Ugly Betty.
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Buck Henry death: The Graduate screenwriter and SNL star dies, aged 89. He is best known for co-writing The Graduate, the 1967 Oscar-nominated film starring Dustin Hoffman, and co-creating the Emmy award-winning satirical spy sitcom Get Smart with Mel Brooks.

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Alexis Eddy death: MTV’s Are You the One contestant dies, aged 23.

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I think some of these people are less famous than me!
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Somebody I've heard of has died.

Neil Peart of Rush at 67.
Sad news.

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Phenomenal musician. R.I.P
Don't bother running, you'll only die tired!!

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Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, the Arab world's longest-serving ruler, has died aged 79

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DerekF wrote:Somebody I've heard of has died.

Neil Peart of Rush at 67.
Sad news.


Very sad, an extraordinary drummer.
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DerekF wrote:Somebody I've heard of has died.

Neil Peart of Rush at 67.
Sad news.


2112 - one of my favourite tracks.
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The best there ever was.

Rest easy, Neil.

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Withought a doubt the best drummer of our time, and great lyricist. His books are well worth a read too.

Brought back many fond memories when I heard Stuart Copeland of the Police call Neil the "most air drummed drummer of our time" as anyone who's every been to a Rush concert would understand.

I always held out a faint hope Neil would change his mind and get back recording/touring again, all seems rather irrelevant now considering what he was dealing with his condition.

Saw them many times over the years and Rush generally, and Neil specifically were always outstanding, a huge loss and will be greatly missed.

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Hans Tilkowski, who has died aged 84, played in goal for West Germany against England in the 1966 World Cup final.

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Conservative philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton has died aged 75.

John Baldessari: The artist who cremated his own paintings aged 88 .

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Defiantly going for topic drift here but this made me smile.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-511 ... wn-coffins
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Bet they're dying to try them out! :wink:

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Derek Fowlds of Yes Minister and Basil Brush fame, aged 82.
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Pro wrestler La Parka, whose real name is Jesus Huerta Escoboza, died Saturday. He was 55.

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The world’s shortest man has died at the age of 27. Khagendra Thapa Magar, from Nepal, measured 67.08cm (2ft 2.41in) and was recognised as the world’s shortest man who could walk by Guinness World Records (GWR).

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Looking on the 'Bright side of Life', he should get at least a 66% reduction on the price of his coffin? :whistle:

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DerekF wrote:Somebody I've heard of has died.

Neil Peart of Rush at 67.
Sad news.


There's a documentary about Rush on tomorrow night at 9 on Sky Arts.
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