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Italian opera star Mirella Freni dies

One of the great stars of Italian opera Mirella Freni, who as an infant shared a wet nurse with Luciano Pavarotti, died Sunday at the age of 84 following a long illness, media reports said. Born in 1935 in the northern town of Modena, Freni was a childhood friend of tenor Pavarotti and was also his partner on stage. As ... Read More »

Actor David Hedison dies

David Hedison, the US actor best known for playing Felix Leiter opposite two James Bonds, has died at the age of 92. He first played 007’s CIA ally in 1973’s Live and Let Die, the late Sir Roger Moore’s first Bond film. He returned to the role 16 years later to appear alongside Timothy Dalton in 1989’s Licence to Kill. ... Read More »