An uncompromising writer who wrote about the dark and light of postwar Japan
Trugoy the Dove was instrumental in shaping a type of hip-hop that was more experimental and sensitive.
Pop composer Burt Bacharach died on Feb. 8, 2023, at the age of 94. He left a legacy of classic songs beloved by generations.
Mountaineer and scientist Will Steffen said climbing was similar to science: “That’s the buzz you get in science when you solve a big problem and suddenly see how it all fits together”
Simmone Howell pays tribute to the life and work of ‘kind and hilarious gem’ Gabrielle Williams, acclaimed Australian author of young adult fiction, who died on Saturday.
Renée Geyer, Australian jazz and soul singer, has died aged 69.
Two guitar experts break down the techniques and creative expression that led Beck to be known as the ‘guitarist’s guitarist’.
Pell, often described as a conservative Catholic, was jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia in 2019 but maintained his innocence and was acquitted the following year.
The Brazilian soccer great died on Dec. 29, 2022, at the age of 82. His record as a goal-scorer – and the delight he gave millions – means he will go down as one of the greatest.
The pianist and vocalist helped Fleetwood Mac weather the changes in the music world.
Jiang oversaw China’s reemergence on the global stage, and sustained growth at home. But his policies also set the scene for excess and the growth of President Xi Jinping.
HIs outrageous talent was matched by a personal life marked by bigamy, violence, drugs, alcohol and his 1958 marriage to his 13-year-old cousin.
The titan of French film has died, aged 91. His was a career of immense creativity, which redefined the grammar of cinema.
Javier Marías has died at 70. His works of fiction, which sold over 8 million copies, mined themes such as secrecy and betrayal, the weight of the past and the limits of cross cultural understanding.
The author, who died Sept. 1, 2022, inspired countless researchers to probe the injustices working people face.
Mikhail Gorbachev died at 91 on Aug. 30, 2022. A historian of the Soviet era assesses his impact and the consequences of his failed attempts to reform state socialism.
Like other tragic reformers in history, Gorbachev’s chief legacy is to remind us about what might have been, rather than what subsequently transpired.
Much of his work was imbued with a sense of the end, so it is fitting to look back at three of his best works to mark the illustrator’s passing
The pioneering Japanese designer leaves behind a legacy of innovative fashion design.
Olivia Newton-John leaves a legacy as a sweet girl-next-door type with a sublime voice, who embraced the country that claimed her as its own.