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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies aged 80

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... of Bologna in his native Italy after a long illness. He was a truly charismatic conductor. His concerts were breathtaking LENNOX MACKENZIE, OF THE LSO Lennox Mackenzie, a violinist and orchestra ... Italy. During his time at La Scala, Abbado rejigged the usually staid repertory and encouraged young people and less wealthy music lovers to join the well-heeled crowd in the auditorium. ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Nobel laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini dies aged 103

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won Nobel Prize in 1986, was oldest living laureate Italy's 'Lady of Cells' dies, aged 103 Nobel medicine laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini, a neurologist and developmental biologist, died yesterday at her home in Rome aged 103. Italy's so-called "Lady of the Cells" was the oldest living Nobel ...

  3. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Japan's bestselling poet Toyo Shibata dies aged 101

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The book has also been printed in translation in South Korea, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany. She also wrote a poem to encourage victims of the March 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Gandolfini: TV mobster who created a legend

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters 'Genius' actor heralded the emergence of a new breed of anti-heroes with his stunning portrayal of troubled New Jersey crime boss Tony Soprano TV mobster who created a legend His beefy visage came to exemplify both the modern mob boss and the new golden age of US television. Actor James Gandolfini, who died in Italy on Wednesday aged 51, made a household name ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Iconic Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies at age of 104

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... soaring, curvaceous forms, Niemeyer designed 600 works around the world. They can be found in countries as far-flung as Algeria, Italy, Israel, the United States and Cuba, whose long-time leader ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, military hero of Gulf war, dies at 78

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Schwarzkopf," he wrote, "comes across as a strong professional soldier, a Patton with conscience". As a boy, Schwarzkopf lived in Iran, Switzerland, Germany and Italy with his father, an army ...



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