MADE Legends Edition - Page 78

MADE MADE XXXX NOW HARPER LEE The author of the infamous novel To Kill a Mockingbird, passed on February 19 at the age of 89. Published in 1960, the novel received instant success and acclamation, winning the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and becoming a modern American literature classic. It was turned into a film in 1962, which is now considered one of the best films ever made, being selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 1995.After receiving immense success and fame for her work, Harper chose to live out the rest of her life out of the public eye, preferring a quiet, private life. She did find herself back in the spotlight decades later, when then-president George W. Bush presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007. GLENN FREY made-magazine.com | 78 The co-founder, singer and guitarist of the Eagles, one of the most popular rock bands of the ‘70s passed January 18 at the age of 67, after a battling with complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. He found fame with the group, writing or co-writing hits such as “Take It Easy,” “How Long,” and “New Kid in Town.” After the group disbanded in 1980, Frey embarked on a successful solo career, recording Top 40 hits such as “Livin’ Right,” and “You Belong to the City.” The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.