A star is dead - a legend is born! When death strikes unexpectedly and unfulfilled promise is nipped in the bud, myths are made. This stunningly illustrated book offers a tribute to the lives and work of more than 100 international celebrities of the last century that went before their time. They include musicians, actors, artists, sports stars, politicians and royalty, including: Marc Bolan, Jacques Brel, Jeff Buckley, Karen Carpenter, Ian Curtis, Nick Drake, Edith Piaf, Sid Vicious, Jim Morrison, Anne Frank, Che Guevara, John F Kennedy, Princess Diana, Princess Anastasia, Jan Palach, Eva Peron, Heath Ledger, Bruce Lee and James Dean.
Birgit Krols is a former film journalist who earned her living interviewing international movie stars before becoming editor-in-chief of a city lifestyle magazine.