TODAY: Mr Michael Berkeley, composer and broadcaster, 45; Sir Douglas Black, physician, 80; Mr Christopher Bland, chairman, LWT, 55; Sir Kenneth Couzens, chairman, Coal Products, 68; Mr Quentin Davies MP, 49; Mr Rupert Everett, actor, 34; Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, Minister of State, Scottish Office, 48; Lieutenant-General Sir Martin Garrod, former Commandant General, Royal Marines, 58; Sir Anthony Grant MP, 68; Miss Linda Esther Gray, opera singer, 45; Sir Robin Haydon, former diplomat, 73; Sir John Herbecq, a Church Commissioner, 71; Sir Trevor Holdsworth, chairman, National Power, 66; Mr Bob Hope, actor and comedian, 90; Lord Huntingfield, former international civil servant, UN, 78; Professor Robert Knox, bacteriologist, 89; Sir James Marjoribanks, former ambassador, 82; The Earl of Morley, Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 70; Miss Nanette Newman, actress and writer, 54; Mr Terry Pavey, editor, TV Times, 50; Mr Francis Rossi, rock singer and guitarist, 44; Mr Alwin Schockemohle, showjumper, 56; Mr Doug Scott, mountaineer, 52; Mr Sebastian Shaw, actor, 88; Sir George Terry, former chief constable of Sussex, 72; Mr Carl Toms, stage designer, 66; Professor Louis Wain, agricultural scientist, 82; General Sir Richard Worsley, former Quarter Master General, 70; Mr Iannis Xenakis, composer, architect and engineer, 71.

TOMORROW: Mr William Cleland, thoracic surgeon, 81; Mr Ray Cooney, theatrical producer, 61; Mr Peter Ellis, actor, 57; Mr Fredy Fisher, director, SG Warburg & Co, 71; Mr Christopher Haskins, chairman, Northern Foods, 56; Mr David Knox MP, 60; Mr Barry Legg MP, 44; Sir Ian Lloyd, former MP, 72; Professor Seton Lloyd, archaeologist, 91; Dr John Marks, former chairman, BMA, 68; Dr Robert Mercer, headmaster, Stonyhurst College, 44; Mr Antony Moore, former diplomat, 75; Lord Richard QC, mining and electrical engineer, 61; Mr Julian Symons, author, 81; Mr Clint Walker, actor, 66; Mr Phillip Whitehead, chairman, Consumers' Association, 56; Mr Bob Willis, cricketer, 44; Sir Frederick Wood, honorary life president, Croda International, 67.

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