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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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Prince Phillip Passes Away at 99

Buckingham Palace has announced the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. Prince Phillip was born June 10th 1921 in Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece to Prince Andrew of Greece and … 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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Johnny Briggs has Passed Away

The actor Johnny Briggs, famous for his portrayal of Mike Baldwin on Coronation Street, has passed away at 85. Mr. Briggs played factory owner Mike Baldwin from 1976 to 2006 on Coronation Street, making him a household to many.

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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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Alex Trebek has Passed Away at 80

Alex Trebek, the long time host of Jeopardy! has passed away at the age of 80 after a 20 month fight with pancreatic cancer. Mr. Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on July 22nd, 1940 and grew up speaking … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Palmer has Passed Away

Famed actor Geoffrey Palmer has passed away at the age of 93.  He was born on June 4th, 1927 in London England. After completing national service from 1946 to 1948 he would work as an unpaid stage manager prior to … 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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John Turner has Passed Away

Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Turner was born in in London, England on June 7th, 1929.  His family would move to Canada in 1932 after the death of his father.  … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has Passed Away at 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme Court has passed away at the age of 87. Justice Ginsburg was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death and was known … Continue reading

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