VoyForums

VoyUser Login optional ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345678910 ]
Subject: Looks to be true now


Author:
Link
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: Saturday, April 08, 12:21:39pm
In reply to: With family and friends like that, who needs enemies. 's message, ""We were informed by close family and friends that Brian had passed away in the night."" on Wednesday, April 05, 07:32:54am

Link...
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-39541162

BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Brian Matthew has died, his family has said.
Matthew had presented Sounds of the 60s since April 1990. His last full show was broadcast in November 2016, but he returned in February for a final compilation programme.
He also presented on TV, fronting ITV show Thank Your Lucky Stars which featured bands including The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
Matthew died on Saturday at the age of 88.
Obituary: Brian Matthew
Matthew was born in Coventry to a singer mother and conductor father. He began broadcasting at the British Forces Network and later worked at Radio Netherlands Worldwide.
He worked for the BBC from 1954 and was the voice of the explosion of pop music.
It was revealed earlier this week that Matthew was critically ill, after Radio 2 initially mistakenly announced his death.
His passing on Saturday morning was confirmed by Radio 2 and by Matthew's god-daughter.

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Replies:
Subject Author Date
Brian Matthew interviews Eddie Cochran, Mar. 5, 1960 (NT)6 weeks before Cochran's death in a car crashSaturday, April 08, 02:51:14pm


VoyUser Login ] Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
* HTML allowed in marked fields.
Message subject (required):

Name (required):

  E-mail address (optional):

* Type your message here:

Choose Message Icon: [ View Emoticons ]

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

[ Contact Forum Admin ]


Forum timezone: GMT-8
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2016 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.