It’s been a very tough year. To misquote Frank Sinatra.
David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Zaha Hadid and now Prince. Just to name a tiny number. This article by the BBC did a good analysis of why this seems to be happening.
I think the saddest part though is that the celebrities who are young today, don’t seem to have the same longevity that our past icons held.
Let’s hope that our future creatives find a way to withstand as many decades and inspire a new revolution in their industries.
After all, that’s how we make progress as a species.