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Famed Mezzo Soprano Christa Ludwig Passes Away at 93

Famed mezzo-sporano Christa Ludwig has passed away at the age of 93. Her career spanned almost 50 years, performing opera, Lieder, oratorio, masses, and passions. She was born March 16th, 1928 in Berlin, Germany to Anton Ludwig and Eugenie Besalla-Ludwig, … Continue reading

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Maestro James Levine has Passed Away at 77

It was announced on March 17th, 2021 that longtime Metropolitan Opera (‘The Met’) Music Director James Levine passed away on March 9th, 2021 at the age of 77 in Palm Springs, California.

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Christopher Plummer Passes Away at 91

Renowned Canadian actor Christopher Plummer has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario on December 13th, 1929, but grew up in Senneville, Quebec. He was well known as a Shakespearen actor, appearing at … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Legend George Armstrong has Passed Away at 90

George Armstrong, the four time Stanley Cup Champion Hall of Famer, and former Toronto Maple Leafs Captain, has passed away at the age of 90. Mr. Armstrong was a Canadian whose heritage was part Irish and part Ojibway.  He would become … Continue reading

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Sir Sean Connery has Passed Away at 90

Famed Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90. Sir Sean was born on August 25th, 1930 in Edinburgh, the son of Joseph Connery and Euphemia “Effie” McBain McLean.  He is also part Irish.

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Actress Shirley Douglas has passed away at 86

Famed Canadian actress Shirley Douglas has passed away at the age of 86. Ms. Douglas is best remembered for her role as matriarch May Bailey in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) series Wind at My Back.  She also appeared as … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances Star Clive Swift Dies at 82

The family of Clive Swift has announced that the actor has passed away on February 1st 2019, eight days prior to his 83rd birthday.   The actor was best known for his portrayal of Richard Bucket in Keeping up Appearances, alongside … Continue reading

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David Ogden Stiers has Passed Away at 75

It has been reported that actor David Ogden Stiers has passed away at 75.  He is best remembered for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester on M*A*S*H. Mr. Stiers was born in 1945 and grew up in Oregon.  He … Continue reading

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Johnny Bower Passes Away at 93

It has been announced that legendary Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Johnny Bower has passed away at 93 after a bout with pneumonia. Mr. Bower was a four time Stanley Cup Champion with the Toronto Maple Leafs, leading them to three … Continue reading

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Robert Hardy Dead at 91

Veteran stage and screen actor Robert Hardy has passed away at 91. Mr. Hardy was known for his appearance in the television series All Creatures Great and Small, Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movies, and appearing … Continue reading

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