Maya Angelou passed away this week at the age of 86.

The iconic poet and author was one of the few truly impactful individuals in her field, touching the lives of everyone who read her moving works.

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Maya Angelou died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina last night after battling a mysterious illness.

The legendary poet, author and activist was 86. No funeral or memorial service arrangements have been announced at this time.

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The worlds of art and visual effects lost an iconic figure today.

While HR Giger may not be a household name in the US, if you're a fan of science fiction films, you've almost certainly enjoyed his work at some point in the last 35 years.

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Bob Hoskins, a veteran actor likely best remembered for his role in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, died this week from complications related to pneumonia.

He was 71 years old.

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Legendary hip-hop DJ EZ Rock has died at 46. He is best known for the track "It Takes Two" with partner MC Rob Base, who confirmed his death on Facebook.

No cause of death was immediately available.

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