Originally started in the Areavoices version, the Files has a Tribute section, looking at the life and works of celebrities on both sides of the Atlantic who made a difference in the lives of many people before passing on. Many of them include videos of their works as well as some noteworthy remarks.

Peter Lustig

Laura Branigan

Helmut Schmidt


R.E.M. (The band split up but the members are alive and well)

Robin Williams

Neil Armstrong

Günther Grass

John Nash

Günther Schabowski

The Chilean Miners (who were trapped for 69 days, but survived miraculously)

Natalie Cole (Activity with Unforgettable included)

Nelson Mandela

Friedrich Streich- creator of the Orange Mouse

Kurt Masur

Andy Griffith

Harry Truman

Stephen J. Cannell

Roger Cicero

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)

Garrison Keillor- a Prairie Home Companion (he retired after 42 years on stage)

Bud Spencer

Steve Buttry

Helmut Kohl

Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)

Stan Lee

Sigmund Jähn

Gloria Vanderbilt

Cokie Roberts

Karel Gott (Die Biene Maja)

Marie Fredriksson (Roxette)

Jim Lehrer

The Survivors of Auschwitz

Kobe Bryant

Kenny Rogers

Little Richard

Bertolt Brecht

Eddie Van Halen

Thomas Oppermann

Spencer Davis (G)

Alex Trebek

Diego Maradona (G)

Karl Dall (G)

John le Carré (G)

Siegfried and Roy (G)

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