Buddy DeFranco dies aged 91

Buddy DeFranco dies aged 91

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Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco – who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era – has died at the age of 91.... Read More

Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70

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Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles’ With A Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70, his agent has confirmed. The Sheffield born singer-songwriter... Read More

Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

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Nick Higham looks back at the life of Billie Whitelaw Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, famous for her roles on stage and screen, has died at the age of 82. The... Read More

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

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Jane Bown, far right, is shown taking pictures of Hollywood star Bette Davis in 1975 Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of famous people including the Queen, the Beatles... Read More

Crime author PD James dies aged 94

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Nick Higham looks back at the life of novelist PD James Crime novelist PD James, who penned more than 20 books, has died aged 94. Her agent said she died... Read More

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies, aged 78

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies, aged 78

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Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and Hold on to My Love, died on Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.... Read More

Actor Warren Clarke dies, aged 67

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Warren Clarke (left) starred in Dalziel and Pascoe with Colin Buchanan British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67 after a... Read More

Jazz legend Acker Bilk dies aged 85

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‘Stranger on the Shore’ stayed in the UK chart for one year. Clarinettist Acker Bilk, who personified the trad jazz revival of the 1950s and 60s, has died after a... Read More

Acker Bilk, jazz clarinettest, dies aged 85

Acker Bilk, jazz clarinettest, dies aged 85

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The celebrated jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk has died aged 85. Bilk was perhaps best known for his 1961 song Stranger on the Shore and was one of the most important... Read More

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

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Jack Bruce was said to be one of the best bass guitarists in rock history Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, has died aged 71, his publicist confirms. Legendary... Read More