Christopher Hogwood, Major General Yitzhak Hofi, Sheila Tracy, Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw, Lynsey de Paul
Matthew Bannister on
the conductor and musicologist Christopher Hogwood, who founded the Academy of Ancient Music to give authentic performances of baroque and classical works.
Major General Yitzhak Hofi. As head of the Israeli intelligence service Mossad, he presided over the rescue of hostages at Entebbe airport, the destruction of an Iraqi nuclear reactor and the hit squads who killed Black September militants.
The broadcaster Sheila Tracy who championed big band music on Radio 2 - and created a cult "Truckers Hour".
Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw, the mathematician who played a leading role in building up educational institutions in her native Manchester
And the singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul.
Christopher Hogwood (pictured)
Matthew spoke to soprano Catherine Bott who worked extensively with Christopher Hogwood and to Pavlo Beznosiuk, Leader of the Academy of Ancient Music.
Born 10 September 1941; died 24 September 2014 aged 73.
Major General Yitzhak Hofi
Matthew spoke to Abraham Rabinovich who wrote a book about the Yom Kippur War and to Gordon Thomas who wrote a book on Mossad.
Born 25 January 1927; died 15 September 2014 aged 87.
Matthew spoke to the musical director of the BBC Big Band, Barry Forgie and to her friend and former colleague, Lady Solti.
Born 1934; died 30 September 2014 aged 80.
Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw
Last Word spoke to her friend, the chartered mathematician Amanda Padbury, to the journalist Ray King and to Terry Wyke of Manchester Metropolitan University.
Born 1 October 1912; died 10 August 2014 aged 101.
Lynsey de Paul
Born 11 June 1950; died 1 October 2014 aged 64.
|Interviewed Guest||Pavlo Beznosiuk|
|Interviewed Guest||Abraham Rabinovich|
|Interviewed Guest||Gordon Thomas|
|Interviewed Guest||Barry Forgie|
|Interviewed Guest||Valerie Solti|
|Interviewed Guest||Amanda Padbury|
|Interviewed Guest||Ray King|
|Interviewed Guest||Terry Wyke|