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Obituaries

In Passing

Noel Duggan, Ciaran Brennan, Moya Brennan, Padraig Duggan and Paul Brennan of Irish group Clannad.

Padraig Duggan, Deborah S. Jin, Dorothy Cann Hamilton

LA Confidential screenwriter who launched Crowe's career

Curtis Hanson enjoyed a spell as an A-list Hollywood director, although his later films made little impact.

Curtis Hanson, the screenwriter and director, who has died aged 71, was a Hollywood also-ran – best known as the journeyman director-for-hire of hit thrillers such as The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992) and The River Wild (1994) – until he made LA Confidential (1997), a film noir thriller adapted from James Ellroy's labyrinthine novel set in the sun-drenched streets of 1950s Hollywood.

In Passing

Ska and rocksteady pioneer Prince Buster at London Airport in 1964.

Prince Buster, Jutta Limbach, Jack Hofsiss, Ken Higgs

In Passing

Isabelle Dinoire, the woman who received the world's first partial face transplant in an operation in 2005

Isabelle Dinoire; Elisabeth Hardy; The Lady Chablis

A Stranger in Paradise

Landscape architect and author Made Wijaya.

Wijaya befriended members of the royal families of Bali and acquired a knowledge of the island's intricate rituals and history