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Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Published 06/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose haunting scores to Spaghetti Westerns like “A Fistful of Dollars” and “The Good, the Bad and [more…]

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer most famous for Westerns, dies aged 91

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer most famous for Westerns, dies aged 91

Published 06/07/2020

ROME - Ennio Morricone, whose scores for movies such as “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, “The Mission” and “Cinema Paradiso” made him one [more…]

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

Published 02/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites on Thursday distanced themselves from author J.K. Rowling because of her beliefs on [more…]

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of ‘The Shadow of the Wind’, dies aged 55

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of ‘The Shadow of the Wind’, dies aged 55

Published 19/06/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafon, whose book “The Shadow of the Wind” sold more than 15 million copies, has died of cancer [more…]

Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Published 18/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson, actor Zac Efron and British star Benedict Cumberbatch are among celebrities who will be getting a [more…]

William S. Sessions, former FBI director, dies at 90: media

William S. Sessions, former FBI director, dies at 90: media

Published 13/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - William S. Sessions, an FBI chief under three U.S. presidents who won praise for bringing more diversity to the agency but who [more…]

Cate Blanchett reveals ‘a bit of a chainsaw accident’

Cate Blanchett reveals ‘a bit of a chainsaw accident’

Published 05/06/2020

(Reuters) - Actress Cate Blanchett suffered an accident with a chainsaw during the coronavirus lockdown with her family, she revealed during a podcast. The Oscar-winning [more…]

‘Seinfeld’ star Jerry Stiller dies aged 92, son Ben pays tribute

‘Seinfeld’ star Jerry Stiller dies aged 92, son Ben pays tribute

Published 11/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jerry Stiller, who played two of American television’s most cantankerous fathers on the sitcoms “Seinfeld” and “The King of Queens,” has [more…]

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ guitar has $1 million auction estimate

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ guitar has $1 million auction estimate

Published 11/05/2020

(Reuters) - Kurt Cobain’s cardigan sold for a record $334,000 last year. Now the acoustic guitar the punk rocker played for Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged” session, [more…]

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies at age 87

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard dies at age 87

Published 09/05/2020

(Reuters) - Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” who built his ground-breaking sound with a boiling blend of boogie-woogie, rhythm and blues [more…]