Sven Nykvist leaves us.
A master at the subtle manipulation of light, the multiple academy award winner and longtime Ingmar Bergman collaborator (including Persona, and the Through a Glass Darkly/Winter Light/The Silence trilogy) has passed away at 83.
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posted by juv3nal
on Sep 21, 2006 -
Francis Crick. The man who helped discover the secret of life is dead.
posted by rushmc
on Jul 29, 2004 -
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
I keep my eyes wide open all the time.
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
Because you're mine, I walk the line.
RIP Johnny Cash.
He died last night at 71.
posted by PrinceValium
on Sep 12, 2003 -
Mordecai Richler dead at 70.
Noted Canadian man of letters, political commentator, frequent imbiber and author of "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz," "Solomon Gursky Was Here," "Oh, Canada! Oh, Quebec!," and "Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang." He was undergoing cancer treatment.
posted by galachef55
on Jul 3, 2001 -