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The 9th art world mourns the death of Leonardo creator Bob de Groot

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Sylvie Claire / November 20, 2023

Bob de Groot, best known for the Léonard series he created with Turk, died on Friday at the age of 82, according to Brussels-based publisher Le Lombard.
 
After publishing a mini-story in the Journal Spirou when he was still in his twenties, it was his meeting with cartoonist Philippe Liégeois, alias Turk, that was to prove decisive for Bob de Groot. The tandem would go on to make Tintin magazine, which was at the time headed by Greg, a great success. They created their first series, “Robin Dubois”, in which de Groot launched an old inventor, Léonard, in 1974.
 
The slightly mad scientist soon became a hero in his own right, and his own series met with considerable success. Le Lombard recalls other achievements of the “scriptwriter, illustrator and talent scout”. Bob de Groot “ventured onto the shores of realistic storytelling, writing the darkly moving ‘Des villes et des femmes’ for Philippe Francq. He was editor-in-chief of the magazine ‘L’œuf’, where he was the first to believe in an up-and-coming humorist named Philippe Geluck.
 
He succeeded in following in the footsteps of Goscinny, Franquin or Macherot to write Lucky Luke, Modeste et Pompon or Clifton. “As part of Le Lombard’s 77th anniversary celebrations, the company recently published a project conceived by Turk and de Groot in the ’70s to create ‘The World’s Biggest Picture'”. This 52-page collection of humorous images forms a fifteen-meter-long frieze.

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Bob Marley & The Wailers bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett has died after a “long battle” with illness.

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Bob Marley &amp; The Wailers bassist Aston &#8220;Familyman&#8221; Barrett has died after a &#8220;long battle&#8221; with illness., Magnate Daily
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Sylvie Claire / February 7, 2924

 

Reggae band The Wailers announced the death of bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett on the social network Facebook, after a “long battle” with illness.
 
The 77-year-old Jamaican, bassist with Bob Marley & The Wailers, passed away on Saturday.Bob Marley & The Wailers bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett has died after a “long battle” with illness.
 
Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Olivia Grande, said on X (ex-Twitter) that he had died at the University of Miami Hospital in Florida, the same city where Bob Marley died in 1981.
 
Born on November 22, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica, Aston Barrett was “a pioneer, a mentor and above all a true family man”, write the Wailers on Facebook. His nickname “Familyman” came from the fact that he was said to have several dozen children.
 
“The world has lost not only an iconic musician and the backbone of the Wailers, but also a remarkable human being whose legacy is as immense as his talent,” the reggae group hailed on the social network. “Aston’s music brought joy to millions (of people) and his influence on reggae is beyond measure. He was a man of few words, but his lyrics were full of wisdom, kindness and love. His bass lines were not only the foundation of the Wailers’ music, but also the beat of a genre that touched hearts across the globe ».
  
The Wailers asked that their privacy and that of Familyman’s family be respected.
 
In 2006, Aston Barrett sued Island Records, claiming £60 million in unpaid royalties. However, he lost the case. He put an end to his musical career in 2019.

 

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Mademoiselle Luna dies at 48, Belgium mourns famous DJ

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Steph Deschamps / January 23, 2024

 

She passed away surrounded by family and friends on Sunday January 21, after a long and terrible battle with breast cancer. Delphine, aka “Mademoiselle Luna”, was 48 years old.
 
Diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2021, Mademoiselle Luna suffered a recurrence in the summer of 2023. Her cancer had spread to her lungs and bones.
 
Many people, particularly from the music world and the media, paid tribute to him.
 
The announcement of her death caused a wave of sadness in Belgium, where since Sunday, tributes have been pouring in on social networks to honor the woman, DJ and fighter she was.
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Actor Alec Musser, star of “All My Children” and seen in “Desperate Housewives”, has died aged 50

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Sylvie Claire / January 15, 2024

 

Alec Musser, known for his role in the series “All My Children”, has died of a serious Covid, aged 50. His fiancée paid tribute to him via social networks: “Rest in peace, my love. This is the worst day of my life, we were so happy. You were the best fiancé I could have dreamed of. I’ll never take my ring off. »
  
While the exact cause of his death is not yet known, Fox News reported, “Alec Musser was suffering from a severe case of Covid despite having been vaccinated 3 times.” An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
 
Alec Musser also landed a role in season 3 of “Desperate Housewives”. He first came to public attention in 2005 in the reality show “I Wanna Be a Soap Star ».
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