John Sadler: Sportswriter billed by 'The Sun' as 'The Man Who Gives It To You Straight' who had fruitful links with Brian Clough

‘Come and see me,’ Clough told him, ‘and I’ll fill your paper for a week’

Denys Darlow: Conductor, composer and scholar who founded the Tilford Bach Festival and the London Handel Festival

He wanted ‘to perform the music of Bach ... in a style consistent with the demands of the period’

Marty Napoleon: Musician whose vivacious, percussive style saw him hailed as Louis Armstrong's 'most exciting pianist’'

‘No one else could quite pound the piano like  Napoleon and send the audience into a frenzy’

Howell in a 1983 episode of ‘Crown Court’; his often icy roles masked a gentle nature and passionate spirit

Peter Howell: Actor whose screen roles included 'Emergency - Ward 10' and 'Scum' and who was a stalwart of the West End stage

Howell played the unflappable Dr Peter Harrison for 10 years, during which time he had a steady stream of letters from viewers seeking medical advice

Lundvall in Blue Note's New York offices; he was, he said, 'a failed saxophonist'

Bruce Lundvall: Record company executive who was rejected by Blue Note as a young man but later revived its fortunes

Lundvall was responsible for signing and nurturing the careers of a list of artists that included Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen and Norah Jones

Rockefeller and her husband Nelson shortly after their wedding in 1963

Happy Rockefeller: Divorcee whose marriage to Nelson Rockefeller ended his ambition of becoming United States President

The US public was not ready for a divorcee in the Oval Office

Graham Howarth: Entomologist who became a prisoner of the Japanese but was able to build a large collection of butterflies and moths

Singapore became malaria-free, partly through Howarth's work in the 1940s

Jones fights off a New Zealand challenge playing for Wales at Wembley in 2011

Danny Jones: Rugby league half-back who became an accomplished goal-kicker and was loved as an effervescent presence

Jones dies from an apparent cardiac arrest during Keighley's match

John Templeton, Jr: Surgeon and philanthropist who led the Templeton Foundation but was noted for his conservative views

During Templeton's 20 years as president the foundation's endowment grew from $28m to $3.34bn

Burden in 2012 in front of his piece 'Metropolis II', which envisages a city of the future

Chris Burden: Artist and sculptor hailed by critics for his unbounded imagination and willingness to make bold statements

Burden predicted the arrival of driverless cars when he unveiled 'Metropolis II' in 2012.

Newbery: his on-set photographs were collected in a 2013 book

Barry Newbery: Production designer who worked on 'Doctor Who' for more than 20 years with the first five Time Lords

He enthusiastically brought to life the court of Kubla Khan, the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, the cities and deserts around Jaffa, Tombstone, Arizona, and Saxon England

Potter with his beloved Miss Whisper, who often went with him on his trips

Dean Potter: Daredevil record-breaking rock climber and BASE jumper acclaimed for his ascents, descents and wingsuit flights

His apparent frivolity was shot through with discipline and competitiveness

Flanagan: his football ambitions thwarted by injury, he later signed Emirates to a £100m sponsorship deal with Arsenal FC

Aviation boss who started at BOAC and went on to make Emirates one of the world's most successful airlines

Serving as a navigator in the RAF he fell and injured his knee, preventing him from pursuing a career as a footballer

Criquielion: he remained a hero to Belgians long after he had retired

Claudy Criquielion: Cyclist whose many wins were overshadowed by a race he famously lost and the ensuing legal fall-out

Criquielion became team manager for two leading Belgian squads, Lotto and Crelan-Euphony, before moving into local politics

Duke in 1945, taken by the Bassano Studio

The Dowager Marchioness of Reading: Society beauty who defied convention to fly planes and race cars, and outraged many with her views on hooligans

A patron of the Wild Camel Protection Foundation and campaigner against the maltreatment of Asian black bears, she was able to establish a lineage reaching back to William the Conqueror

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