The pandemic of new coronavirus reached all sectors of society. In this, many highlights in several areas were contaminated and some of them dead by the disease. The cultural sector has significant losses, as you will see in the article below.
Celebrities who died victims of coronavirus
The Italian luxury shoe designer passed away earlier this month, aged 84, in the city of Cesena (ITA), a victim of the new coronavirus. Elderly, the designer was part of the risk group and still lived in Italy, the European country with the highest number of deaths so far. His death was announced by Luciana Garbuglia, mayor of San Mauro Pascoli, the city where Sergio Rossi founded his eponymous brand in 1968.
Famous for the luxurious shoes that were worn by celebrities, the brand also collaborated with the brands Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Azzedine Alaïa. In 1999, its brand was bought by a French luxury group, Kering, which also owns the famous Gucci. When the stylist was already retired, in 2015, the group transferred the company to Investindustrial, an Italian private equity fund.
On the Instagram page of Sergio Rossi, the current CEO of the brand, Riccardo Sciutto left a farewell letter thanking the founder of the luxury, Sergio Rossi.
At 76, the actor passed away, in England, on 03/31/2020, after testing positive for Covid-19. Andrew Jack played Caluan Ematt on and . Still, the Briton worked as a voice actor for cinema and TV, as well as a voice and accent consultant for famous productions for example in.
According to Jack’s agent, Jill McCollough, the actor was training the main character for the big production that will be released in 2021, . After the disclosure of his death, many artists who accompanied him shared messages of homage. Andrew Jack’s wife was unable to see him in the moments before his death, as he was quarantined in Australia.
In Rio de Janeiro, artist Daniel Azulay, aged 72, died. The cartoonist was battling leukemia and was a victim of the new coronavirus. The designer also marked the childhood of the generation of 1970 with the creation of the comics (published by Editora Abril) and the TV program of Turma do lambe-lambe, from 1975, shown on TV Educativa and Rede Bandeirantes and, later, on the closed channel TV Ra-Tim-Bum.
Daniel Azulay was self-taught, so there are several attributions to what he says his profession. He has devoted much of his career to developing arts to help educate children and young people. During his career he showed his skills, showing himself as a painter, musician, writer, illustrator and presenter.
In the virtual exhibition, which featured more than 60 artists, including Mauricio de Sousa, Azulay was honored with several cartoons.
Actress and writer Patricia Bosworth passed away, aged 86, due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19. As a writer, she collaborated with e, in addition to writing biographies of stars like Jane Fonda. It was also awarded the Front Page Award. Starting her career as an actress, she was a student of Lee Strasberg, at Actors Studio, along with Marilyn Monroe.
In front of the cameras, she became best known acting in the well-awarded film (1959), playing Sister Simone alongside Audrey Hepburn, who played Sister Luke. In some of his books, Bosworth recounted experiences from his own life as in (2017) and
In memory of Patricia Bosworth, the magazine, in which she worked for a while, published tribute to the professional. In addition, ae and also offered their condolences.
At 92, he died of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus. The Italian architect was interned in Milan (ITA) together with his wife.
Vittorio Gregotti graduated in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan. He worked as an editor and contributor to the magazine, responsible for architectural matters. The architect designed the stadium for the Barcelona Olympic Games, which took place in 1992, and the 1990 World Cup Marassi stadium – this is located in Genoa. He was also responsible for the Arcimboldi degli opera theater in Milan.
The Italian was a great questioner of the role of architecture. He gave classes and several lectures at important universities, in addition to actively participating in exhibitions in Italy. In addition, he was director of the Venice Biennale. Most of his projects consist of places for sporting and cultural purposes.
Very influential in Italy and in the subject of architecture, Gregotti was honored by his professional colleague, Stefano Boeri, who characterized his friend as “a master of international architecture”.