Glenn Frey, the guitarist and founding member of The Eagles, died after succumbing to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.
The death of veteran BBC broadcaster Terry Wogan was announced on-air in a statement by Bob Shennan, the controller of Radio 2, the station where Mr Wogan worked on-and-off since 1972. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi lead tributes, describing Eco as “an outstanding example of a European intellectual, a single intelligence with an untiring ability to anticipate the future”.
Wilder passed away at his Samford, Connecticut home after suffering complications from Alzheimer’s disease, his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said in a statement.
Britain's most famous magician, Daniels rose to international fame through his long-running BBC programme , died at a hospital in Los Angeles aged 66.
His death is thought to have been sudden, and he was not known to have been suffering from any serious illness.
Lane, who was born Romana Barrack, became one of the best paid TV scriptwriters of her generation and was a household name during the seventies and eighties.
Muhammad Ali, the most controversial boxer in the history of the sport, arguably the most gifted and certainly the best known, died of septic shock.
She is best known for designs such as the London Olympic Aquatic Centre and the Guanzhou Opera House.
Beloved entertainer Ronnie Corbett had been living with motor neurone disease before he passed away surrounded by his family aged 85.Wood eventually established herself as one of the UK's most popular comedians in the 1980s with the BBC sketch show, The body of the celebrated musician – full name Prince Rogers Nelson – was found in a lift at his Paisley Park recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota.Born in Minneapolis in June 1958, Prince grew up in a musical family: his mother sang in a local jazz band, which was led by his father.Welsh actor Gareth Thomas, star of the '70s BBC sci-fi series Blake's 7, died aged 71.The five-time Bafta winning actress and comedian Victoria Wood died at her home after a short illness with cancer at 62.She called repeatedly for Britain to do more to help the victims of Syria's civil war and staged Commons debates on the plight of refugees. He was killed in an accident as his Los Angeles home, his publicist said.