Mr Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, 55; M Raymond Barre, economist and politician, 70; Mr Ian Butler, former chairman, Cookson Group, 69; Miss Monserrat Caballe, operatic singer, 61; Mr David Cassidy, singer, 45; Mr Brian Connell, writer and broadcaster, 78; Miss Elspet Gray, actress, 65; Mr Lionel Hampton, bandleader, 81; Mr Harry Hewitt, former chairman, Johnson Matthey, 74; The Right Rev John Hughes, former Bishop of Croydon, 86; Mr Uwe Kitzinger, former President, Templeton College, Oxford, 66; Mr Hardy Kruger, actor, 66; The Earl of Limerick, director, TR Pacific Investment Trust Plc, 64; Mr Alfred Mabbs, archivist, 73; Mr Bryan Magee, writer, 64; Air Marshal Sir Harold Maguire, 82; Mr Eric Meade, chartered accountant, 71; Miss Ann Miller, actress and singer, 71; Mr Harald Penrose, pioneer test pilot, author and air historian, 90; Mr George Robertson MP, 48; Mrs Wendy Savage, obstetrician and gynaecologist, 59; Dr Kennedy Simmonds, Prime Minister, St Kitts-Nevis, 58; Miss Jane Withers, actress, 68.