19/04/2024
Norwich, GB 7 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

RICHARD BARANCIK, aged 98

An American soldier, he was part of the Monuments Men who rescued great pieces of art from the Nazis, before becoming a renown architect – the Last Man Standing

COUNTESS MARGIT SZECHENYI, aged 96

A Hungarian aristocrat, supported Fascism, married a Count and indulged in big game hunting. She was an ‘Enemy of the People’, constantly resisting communism.

ROSMARIE TRAPP, aged 93

The last surviving daughter of the Von Trapp family, made famous in the 1965 film ‘The Sound of Music’. All is not what it seems.