Noel Harrison: 1934 - 2013
Celebrities and newspapers across the world paid tribute to Noel Harrison after he died aged 79 on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
The singer had a heart attack at his home in Ashburton, Devon on Saturday, October 19 after performing at the village of Black Dog in Devon earlier that night. He died several hours later after being taken to hospital.
The Press Association reported that Noel's wife, Lori, had told them his gig at Black Dog had been extremely successful, but that he had had a long drive home and was exhausted when he returned.
She added: "He will be loved and missed by more people than I ever knew.”
Reacting to the news on Twitter, Noel's Girl From UNCLE co-star, Stefanie Powers, said: "My darling friend Noel Harrison passed last night. Let us all light a candle to speed him on his way - he deserves to fly with the angels."
Music legend, Van Dyke Parks, who worked with Noel on the Murder in China Basin film soundtrack added: "Sad news, Noel Harrison has left us. Beloved friend."
The vast majority of Britain's national newspapers ran lengthy tributes to the singer after his death was announced.
Countless international newspapers and websites also wrote lengthy tributes. To read a selection, go to the cuttings archive.