Death – Obituary Austrian actor and director Hans Jaray, who also starred in films with Merle Obe

Death – Obituary –

Austrian actor and director Hans Jaray, who also starred in films with Merle Oberon or Marsha Hunt, passed away on this day in 1990. Here pictured with Vilma in another photograph from the 1981 Josefstadt “The Swan“ production (taken from the back side of his published memoirs). https://t.co/BAF6FEIYXP

Source by Vilma Degischer

What Is An Obituary

In national newspapers an obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a prominent person. Although it tends to focus on positive aspects of the subject’s life this is not always the case. According to Nigel Farndale, the Obituaries Editor of The Times: “Obits should be life affirming rather than gloomy, but they should also be opinionated, leaving the reader with a strong sense of whether the subject lived a good life or bad; whether they were right or wrong in the handling of their public affairs.”

In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upon death. A necrology is a register or list of records of the deaths of people related to a particular organization, group or field, which may only contain the sparsest details, or small obituaries. Historical necrologies can be important sources of information.