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Robert Drew - obituary

Robert Drew - obituary

Robert Drew - obituary

Robert Drew was a documentary film-maker who captured John F Kennedy glad-handing voters on the campaign trail in 1960. Robert Drew photographs birds for his film, "Messages from the Birds" in 1988 Robert Drew, who has died aged 90, started out as a print...

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Duke of Marlborough - obituary

Duke of Marlborough - obituary

Duke of Marlborough - obituary

The 11th Duke of Marlborough was the custodian of Blenheim Palace and preserved Vanbrugh's baroque masterpiece for future generations. The Duke of Marlborough The 11th Duke of Marlborough, who has died aged 88, devoted his life to preserving his family...

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Patricia Davies - obituary

Patricia Davies - obituary

Patricia Davies - obituary

Patricia Davies was the last of the team behind Operation Mincemeat, the subterfuge which allowed the Allies to invade Sicily. Patricia Davies: 'We were all in on the plot. We were enthralled by the whole idea' Patricia Davies, who has died aged 93, was...

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Yoshiko 'Shirley' Yamaguchi - obituary

Yoshiko 'Shirley' Yamaguchi - obituary

Yoshiko 'Shirley' Yamaguchi - obituary

Yoshiko 'Shirley' Yamaguchi was a Japanese film star who made her name in erotic musical melodramas, then reinvented herself in Hollywood. Yoshiko "Shirley" Yamaguchi, who has died aged 94, was a Manchurian-born Japanese film star whose facility for reinvention...

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Delia Ruhm obituary

Delia Ruhm obituary

Delia Ruhm obituary

My mother, Delia Ruhm, who has died at the age of 89, was a flautist with a number of leading British orchestras and chamber music ensembles. Delia Ruhm was principal flute of the Orchestra da Camera for more than 30 years She was born in Berlin to Jewish...

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Chloé Founder Gaby Aghion Dies

Chloé Founder Gaby Aghion Dies

Chloé Founder Gaby Aghion Dies

The mother of luxury ready-to-wear and Chloé's féminine, playful designs has dies at age 93. Gaby Aghion, a pioneering designer of luxury ready-to-wear and founder of the French fashion house Chloé, died at her Paris home on Saturday. She was 93. Before...

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Gaby Aghion s'en est allée

Gaby Aghion s'en est allée

Gaby Aghion s'en est allée

La fondatrice de la maison Chloé s’est éteinte à l’âge de 93 ans, après avoir révolutionné la mode et inventé une certaine idée du prêt-à-porter. Gaby Aghion, ou l’histoire d’une femme comme on n’en fait plus. Un mélange d’élégance, de distinction, une...

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