Obituaries
obituaries

Obituaries

31 August 2016

The underrated genius of Gene Wilder

He was the missing link between Sergeant Bilko and Seinfeld.

6 July 2016

Michael Cimino: a rare, intangible talent

The Deer Hunter director captured something of the human condition.

6 June 2016

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali made history. Long may he inspire others to do the same.

26 April 2016

Prince: everyone’s freak

The Purple One was more than a hero to lonely outsiders.

22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

4 April 2016

Zaha Hadid: an architectural visionary

In play-it-safe times, Hadid's social ambition shone through.

21 March 2016

Barry Hines: evoking an era of possibility

A Kestrel for a Knave is a tribute to working-class aspiration.

12 January 2016

When Bowie was not a ‘national treasure’

The Seventies starman was the spirit of that turbulent age in dayglow jumpsuit.