22/05/2024
Norwich, GB 16 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

ANDY ROSS, aged 65

Originally in a punk band, he moved into music journalism and then created his own music label. He discovered bands like Blur (and Jesus Jones) and was responsible for the Britpop rivalry with Oasis.

MICHAEL WILSON, aged 79

A linguist who spoke both German and Russian fluently, he was a noted birdwatcher, writing and translating articles and books on birds, becoming an expert. He was also arrested by the KGB as a spy.