Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing’s last photographs together, 1994
Phil May, the frontman of The Pretty Things, has died aged 75 after suffering complications from emergency hip surgery.
A representative of the rock ‘n’ roll band confirmed he died on Friday morning at a Kings Lynn hospital.
May had fallen off his bicycle earlier in the week.
For decades, conservatism has preached a gospel of “individualism,” disdaining the idea — which is backed by considerable scientific evidence — that humans are deeply interdependent pack animals whose survival depends more on cooperation than on individual striving. That right-wing gospel is being rapidly exposed as not but silly, but meaningless and even dangerous in the age of coronavirus.
His death was announced by the radio station that is still broadcasting, who said: “In a pastime populated by unusual people, Ronan was more unusual than all of them combined.” He had been diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2013.