Jacques Loussier dead?

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The BBC reported yesterday that Classical/Jazz musician Jacques Loussier had died aged 84, but I see no obits for him today. Wikipedia shows him as dying on the 5th March 2019, but there is mention of it being a hoax on one site somewhere.

I'm showing the current Wiki mention in the event of it acknowledging it as being incorrect later.



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R.I.P (?) Jacques
 
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The original source of the Wikipedia information (in French) seems to be his wife, Elizabeth. Still not much elsewhere about it so may be a hoax.

Hommage à Jacques Loussier
 
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Nothing yet from the usual obit sources (Guardian, BBC etc.), who are usually very quick to mention deaths of leading cultural figures in music, literature etc.
 
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Deaths on those websites are obviously mentioned in third person form.

I would expect a change in the wording from present to passed (sic) .
 
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Unless they're one of the undead :eek:
 
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Could be fake news. Question everything.
 
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Is that still up? see post #2
 
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There is bound to be a zombie bounty group after him based on the media frenzy alone.
 
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Just checked - yes it is.
 
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