Richard Gill, world-renowned conductor and music educator, dies age 76 | Music

It can be difficult to get world-famous musicians together at the same place and time, but renowned performers quickly gathered outside the Sydney home of internationally beloved conductor and music educator Richard Gill. On Friday night the associate principal trumpet for Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Paul Goodchild, called his friend Pat …

Conductor and Music Educator Richard Gill dies at 76 – Features

Conductor and Music Educator Richard Gill dies at 76 – Features

Richard Gill’s final public appearance was at the City Recital Hall in Sydney on 10th July. Up on stage in front of a thousand singers, he led Sydney’s Flash Mob through the Beatles’ ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’. In order to be there, he had discharged himself from the hospital were he …

Man dies of suspected dehydration while hiking in Western Australia

Man dies of suspected dehydration while hiking in Western Australia

Updated October 28, 2018 00:53:41 Photo: Nature’s Window at Kalbarri national park. (Supplied: DPAW) Related Story: Man’s body found in Kalbarri National Park Map: Kalbarri National Park 6536 A 26-year-old man has died of suspected dehydration after a hiking trip in the popular tourist spot, Nature’s Window, in Western Australia’s …

Todd Reid dies aged 34 as Australian tennis stars remember Wimbledon junior champion

Todd Reid dies aged 34 as Australian tennis stars remember Wimbledon junior champion

Posted October 27, 2018 11:27:41 Australian tennis is reeling after the death of former prodigy Todd Reid. If you or anyone you know needs help: A Tennis Australia spokesperson confirmed the 2002 junior Wimbledon champion died earlier this week at the age of 34. The cause of death was unknown …

Disciplinary action abandoned as Newcastle bishop criticised by royal commission dies

Disciplinary action abandoned as Newcastle bishop criticised by royal commission dies

Posted October 25, 2018 13:17:03 Disciplinary proceedings against a former Anglican bishop in New South Wales have been discontinued in the wake of his death. Alfred Charles Holland was Newcastle’s bishop between 1978 and 1992. The royal commission made adverse findings against him, and he was referred by the diocese …

Canadian rapper dies while walking along plane wing during music video shoot

Canadian rapper dies while walking along plane wing during music video shoot

Updated October 24, 2018 14:21:23 Photo: Canadian rapper Jon James was known for adding stunts into his music. (ABC) A Canadian rapper has died while filming a music video in which he attempted to rap while walking along the wing of a small plane mid-flight. Key points: Jon James walked …

Man dies in police custody after being handcuffed at a Melbourne bar

Man dies in police custody after being handcuffed at a Melbourne bar

Posted October 20, 2018 09:23:16 A man has died in police custody shortly after he was handcuffed by officers at a bar in Melbourne’s south-east this morning. A post-mortem examination is underway to determine the exact cause of death of the man, who was arrested at a bar on Glenhuntly …

Canberra school in mourning after Campbell High School student dies in tragic off-campus accident

Canberra school in mourning after Campbell High School student dies in tragic off-campus accident

Updated October 19, 2018 12:44:25 Photo: Campbell High School is located next door to bushland at Mount Ainslie. (ABC News: Tom Lowrey) Related Story: High-school student dies after tragic accident at Canberra mountain trail A Canberra high school is mourning the death of a Year 10 student who died as …

Perth man Callan Everts dies after Bali scooter crash near Canggu villa

Perth man Callan Everts dies after Bali scooter crash near Canggu villa

Updated October 19, 2018 15:24:43 Photo: Callan Everts, pictured with his sister Michelle, did not regain consciousness after the crash. (Facebook: Michelle Everts) A 32-year-old Perth man has died in Bali after crashing his scooter on the island’s south coast. Callan Everts was riding back to the villa he was …

Canberra high school student dies after sustaining head injuries during class at Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve

Canberra high school student dies after sustaining head injuries during class at Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve

Updated October 18, 2018 20:54:39 Photo: The Campbell High School student was taking part in a lesson at the Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve. (ABC News: Tahlia Roy) A Canberra high-school student has died after an incident during a lesson at Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve on Thursday morning. Key points: The …