Cicely Frances Berry was born on May 17, 1926, and died on October 15, 2018. She was a British theatre director and vocal coach. Berry prepared under Elsie Fogerty at the Central School of Speech and Drama, at that point based at the Royal Albert Hall, London. She was the voice executive for the Royal ..
Jun-ichi Nishizawa was born on September 12, 1926, in Sendai, Japan and died on October 21, 2018. He was a Japanese engineer and inventor. Nishizawa was known for his electronic developments since the 1950s, including the PIN diode, static acceptance transistor, and static enlistment thyristor. Nishizawa was an educator at Sophia University. Nishizawa was considered ..
Terēzija Broka, also known as Terēze Broka was born on September 30, 1925, in Viļāni parish, Latvia and died on October 22, 2018. He was a Latvian conductor, educator and culture worker. He was awarded the Order of the Three Stars in 1995 for promotion of Latgalian culture. He was chief conductor in three successive ..
Charles Young Glock was born on October 17, 1919, in the Bronx, New York and died on October 19, 2018. He was an American sociologist. Glock’s work focuses on sociology of religion and survey research. He earned a B.S. degree in marketing at New York University and an M.B.A. at Boston University. Following his four ..
Sarah Nyendwoha Ntiro was born on January 1, 1925, in Hoima and died on October 22, 2018. She was an Ugandan educator and activist. She was the first woman university graduate in East and Central Africa from Oxford University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) in History in 1954. Her parents were Erasto B. Nyendwoha ..
David Henderson was born in 1927 and died on October 25, 2018. He was a British financial expert. He was the central financial analyst at the Economics and Statistics Department at the OECD in 1984– 1992. Before that he filled in as a scholastic business analyst in Britain, first at Oxford (Fellow of Lincoln College) ..
Robert Saladrigas Riera was born on February 12, 1940, in Barcelona and died on October 22, 2018, Barcelona. He was a Catalan writer, journalist and literary critic. Robert Saladrigas was renowned for his articles on foreign literature published in CULTURA/S, the literary supplement of La Vanguardia newspaper. Saladrigas literary work has been translated into Spanish, ..
Eugene H. Peterson was born on November 6, 1932, in East Stanwood, Washington and died on October 22, 2018. He was an American-born clergyman, scholar, author, and poet. Peterson was the writer of over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), a paraphrase ..
Robert Faurisson was born Robert Faurisson Aitken on January 25, 1929, and died on October 21, 2018. He was a British-born French academic and Holocaust denier. He gained much controversy with a number of articles published in the Journal of Historical Review and elsewhere, and by letters to French newspapers, especially Le Monde, which contradicted ..
Michael Alexander Kirkwood Halliday was born on April 13, 1925, and died on April 15, 2018. He was an English-born linguist. He was the founder of the internationally influential systemic functional linguistic model of language. Halliday’s grammatical descriptions go by the name of systemic functional grammar (SFG). Halliday describes language as a semiotic system, “not ..