Monday, 23 June 2014

THOSE WE HAVE LOST: Felix Dennis (1947-2014)

Felix Dennis
Publishing millionaire and 60s radical Felix Dennis has died aged 67, after a "long and painful" battle with throat cancer.

The businessman first found fame as one of the founders of 60s counterculture magazine Oz, which was caught up in a high-profile obscenity trial in 1971. 

He went on to found Dennis Publishing, which created titles such as The Week, Your Spectrum and men's magazine Maxim. His office said Dennis died on Sunday, "surrounded by his loved ones"

"After a long and painful battle with cancer, Felix died peacefully at his home in Dorsington [in Warwickshire], aged 67," continued the statement.
God bless you, Felix

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