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From the Independent, Friday 11th April, 1997 - Page 2

Helene Hannf, writer and broadcaster:

born Philadelphia 15 April 1916;

broadcaster, Woman's Hour, BBC 1978-85;

author of Underfoot in Show Business 1961, 84 Charing Cross Road 1970, The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street 1973, Apple of My Eye 1978, Q's Legacy 1985, Letter from New York 1992, Helene Hanff Omnibus 1995;

died New York 9 April 1997.

(see the 'Other Articles' page on this site for a tribute article written by James Roose-Evans which accompanied this obituary in the newspaper).

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Daily Telegraph - April 11 1997

Article on Helene's death and revealing the tantalising information that Helene had a secret love affair with "a very famous American".
The Guardian - April 11, 1997

Full obituary - again split into parts ONE and TWO.
The Independent - April 14, 1997

Short obit notice.
Daily Telegraph - April 11, 1997

Full obituary - long article which I've split into parts ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR and FIVE