Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Famous Brit composer, wife and baby perish in Swiss plane crash

Famous Brit composer, wife and baby have perished in a plane crash. The award winning music producer, his wife and their young baby have been killed in a plane crash in the Swiss Alps.

London-based Jonathan and Hannah Goldstein were flying from Switzerland to Italy on Sunday morning when their aircraft crashed in Simplon Pass and burst into flames.

Goldstein Music Group founder Jonathan had worked on Martin Scorsese's Cape Fear and won an Ivor Novello Award in 2007 for his score to the BBC/HBO film Primo.


Hannah, who performed under the name Hannah Marcinowicz, had worked with the London Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra and was a regular performer with BBC Proms,

A horrified hiker, who was walking in the Simplon Pass area with his family on Sunday, said he saw the horrifying crash unfold after he spotted two burning objects fall and then heard two huge bangs.

Christian Merz, 63, from Dorneck, Switzerland told Blick he saw two people rush towards the aircraft in a desperate bid to help, but they were unable to get near to it due to the flames.

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