A brilliant musician who wrote film scores, played Glastonbury, appeared on famous TV shows and won Eurovision, and who ended up growing beans and keeping fit.
After an inspirational meeting with President Kennedy whilst still a teenager, she became a trusted aide to all of of the Kennedy family for her entire career.
A persecuted but brilliant musician and composer who remains largely undiscovered to this day, she abandoned music dedicated her life to God, becoming a nun.
The last member of a royal dynasty she used her immense fortune for many good works but courted controversy – even after her death
Fencing played a big part in his life. He was the man who liberated Auschwitz – and went on to coach the USSR fencing team in the Olympics.
He lived with his wife in the most primitive of conditions in rural Staffordshire and went to war with hikers, climbers, local authorities and the police.