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Joao Havelange, Sonia Rykiel, Gene Wilder, Toots Thielemans

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Matthew Bannister on João Havelange, the President of the international football federation, FIFA, who stepped down amid allegations of corruption.The French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel who broke the conventions of haute couture to produce wearable clothes for women on the go. Gene Wilder, the comedy film actor best known for his roles as Willy Wonka in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and in Mel Brooks films like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.And Toots Thielemans, the jazz musician who played the harmonica and made his name by whistling along to his own guitar.Producer: Neil George.


2 Sep 2016