Matthew Bannister spoke to writer Andrew Smith, childhood friends Charles Brading and Doris Weber, former Air Force colleague Jerry Bell and teaching colleague Frank Tepe
Born 5 August 1930; died 25 August 2012 aged 82
Matthew spoke to Sebastian Beyene, the great grandson of Haile Selassie and a leading figure in the British Ethiopian community.
Born 8 May 1955; died 20 August 2012 aged 57
Matthew spoke to Carlo’s friend and organ builder Edwin Robinson and to his manager Paul Vaughan.
Born 24 August 1952; died 11 August 2012 aged 59.
Comedy critic and journalist Kate Copstick on the inspiration of America’s first female stand-up comedian.
Born 17th July 1917; died 20th August 2012 aged 95.
Radio 4’s obituary programme, marking the lives of significant figures who have died recently,…