Celebrity Deaths

LOS ANGELES | Monkees’ lovable bass-guitar player Peter Tork dead at 77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Tork, a talented singer-songwriter and instrumentalist whose musical skills were often overshadowed by his role as the goofy, lovable bass guitarist in the made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at age 77. Tork’s son Ivan Iannoli told The Associated Press his father died Thursday at the family home in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Monkees’ lovable bass-guitar player Peter Tork dead at 77

MILAN | Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’

MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house’s creative director for 54 years. The fashion house said in notes for its Milan Fashion Week show that the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection “is the final collection designed by Karl Lagerfeld, representing a lifetime of … Continue reading MILAN | Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’

PARIS | Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ponytail, high starched collar and dark enigmatic glasses who dominated high fashion for the past 50 years. Although … Continue reading PARIS | Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris

PARIS | The Latest: Schiffer says Lagerfeld was fashion’s Warhol

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Karl Lagerfeld’s former muse, Claudia Schiffer, says the German couturier was the equivalent of Andy Warhol in the fashion world. Ruing the loss of someone “irreplaceable,” Schiffer, one of the most famous top models in the 1990s, … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Schiffer says Lagerfeld was fashion’s Warhol

Revelers bid adieu to a year of conflicts, celebrity deaths

(STL.News) – As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities. How people are ushering in the new year: AUSTRALIA Sydney sent up a dazzling tribute to 2016’s fallen icons with a New Year’s Eve … Continue reading Revelers bid adieu to a year of conflicts, celebrity deaths