A conductor, a Hillsborough campaigner, an album cover designer, an immunologist and an ethnomusicologist

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The conductor Sir Colin Davis - acclaimed interpreter of Mozart and Berlioz

Anne Williams - whose 15 year old son Kevin died in the Hillsborough tragedy. She was a prominent campaigner on behalf of victims.

The album cover designer Storm Thorgerson, best known for his work with Pink Floyd.

The immunologist Brigitte Askonas whose work led to the development of many new vaccines

And Olive Lewin the musicologist who devoted her life to re-vitalising the folk music traditions of Jamaica.

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Sir Colin Davis

Matthew spoke to Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and to Chris Larkin who played the horn under Sir Colin's baton.

Born 25 September 1927; died 14 April 2013 aged 85.

Anne Williams

Last Word spoke to Kenny Derbyshire of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign and to her lead barrister, Pete Wetherby QC.

Born 6 February 1951; died 18 April 2013 aged 62.

Storm Thorgerson

Matthew spoke to Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason.

Born 28 February 1944; died 18 April 2013 aged 69.

Brigitte Askonas

Last Word spoke to her colleague Professor Anne O’Garra and to one of her former students, Sir Andrew McMichael.

Born 1 April 1923; died 9 January 2013 aged 89.

Olive Lewin

Last Word spoke to the former Jamaican Prime Minister, Edward Seaga and to the theatre director Pat Cumper.

Born 1927; died 10 April 2013 aged 85.


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