Too Young to Die (20th Century Icons that moved Generations)
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A star is dead. A legend is born. When death strikes unexpectedly and unfulfilled potential is nipped in the bud, myths are made. This stunningly illustrated book brings a tribute to the lives and work of more than 100 international 20th century celebrities that went before their time. From Michael Jackson, Eva Perón and Keith Haring to Ayrton Senna, Grace Kelly and James Dean. all the musicians, politicians, artists, sportsmen, activists, monarchs and actors in this book had two things in common: they inspired entire nations during their lives and attaigned immortality by dying too soon. Birgit Krols (Antwerp, 02/06/1972) worked as a journalist for 10 years before venturing into the wonderful world of books with the title Extreme Hotels. As a film journalist she earned a living interviewing international movie stars, until she was asked to help found a city magazine of which she later became editor-in-chief. In 2006 she started writing books for Tectum Publishers.