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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Elmore Leonard, veteran crime American author, dies aged 87

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Elmore Leonard1925-2013 Acclaimed American novelist dubbed the 'Dickens of Detroit', credited with reinventing the popular crime thriller and widely respected by his peers, dies after stroke Copywriter who became the 'Dickens of Detroit' Elmore Leonard, who wrote Get Shorty, Be Cool and dozens of other bestsellers praised for their lean style and gritty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298270/elmore-leonard-veteran-crime-american-author-dies-aged-87
  2. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, last of Hong Kong's Chindit warriors, dies at 92

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Last of HK's brave Chindit warriors Maximo Cheng Chi-ping 1921-2014 Hong Kong's last Chindit guerilla, Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, has died at the age of 92. Cheng and his British Army comrades fought deep behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma, now Myanmar, during the second world war. Their casualty rate was high and their tactics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1418807/maximo-cheng-chi-ping-last-hong-kongs-chindit-warriors-dies-92
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Author and journalist Joe McGinniss dies, aged 71

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:35pm by AP

    ... McGinniss was inspired to write a book and tried to get access to Humphrey. The Democrat turned him down, but, according to McGinniss, Nixon aide Leonard Garment allowed him in, apparently unaware, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446601/author-and-journalist-joe-mcginniss-dies-aged-71
  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Oscar-winning Austrian actor Maximilian Schell dies aged 83

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 01:35pm by Associated Press in Vienna

    ... reality. Schell was also a highly successful concert pianist and conductor, performing with such luminaries as Claudio Abbado and Leonard Bernstein, and with orchestras in Berlin and Vienna. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1419129/oscar-winning-austrian-actor-maximilian-schell-dies-aged-83
  5. News - China - OBITUARY

    Cheng Naishan, a Shanghai literary icon with close ties to HK, dies aged 67

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Cheng Naishan, who came to Hong Kong as a child in 1949, is famed for novels about 1930s Shanghai and her translation of Nien Cheng's memoir Writer had love affair with the old Shanghai Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghainese literature and who had close ties to Hong Kong, has died after a long battle with leukaemia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1220945/cheng-naishan-shanghai-literary-icon-close-ties-hk-dies-aged-67
  6. Sport - Other Sport - OBITUARY

    Esther Williams a star in the pool and on the silver screen

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... a bit of comedy and a flimsy plot that provided excuses to get Williams in the water. "They were the ultimate example of Hollywood escapism," says film historian Leonard Maltin. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1261574/esther-williams-star-pool-and-silver-screen
  7. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Hong Kong's last non-Chinese chief judge dies in Britain

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... friend, Senior Counsel Cheng Huan who has known the couple for about three decades. Cheng described the former Chief Justice as a "gentleman of the first class". "As a judge, he was very patient, and highly respected," Cheng said. He told the Post that he visited the family almost every year and his last visit was early last year. The health of the former chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242223/citys-last-non-chinese-chief-judge-dies-uk
  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Founder of Snapple drinks empire, Arnold Greenberg, dies

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... a health food store in the East Village in Manhattan, joined forces with two old friends, Leonard Marsh and Hyman Golden, to sell fruit juices to health food stores. A part-time concern, the juice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1074018/founder-snapple-drinks-empire-arnold-greenberg-dies
  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Dave Brubeck, pioneering jazz pianist-composer, dies aged 91

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

    ... into classical forms. In 1959, his quartet played and recorded with the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein, and a year later he composed Points on Jazz for the American Ballet Theatre. Born ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1099269/dave-brubeck-pioneering-jazz-pianist-composer-dies-aged-91
  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Lin Ruo, a liberal reformer stood firm for what was right, dies at 88

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... to speak the truth," Nanfang Daily's obituary of Lin said yesterday. Cheng Yizhong, the founder and former chief editor of Southern Metropolis Daily who was detained for five months ... Ren Zhongyi and Wu Nansheng. "Lin was aware of officials retaliating against Southern Metropolis and was very angry," Cheng said. "Liberal-minded leaders like him are few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1056635/lin-ruo-liberal-reformer-stood-firm-what-was-right-dies-88

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