Derek Cooper

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Derek Cooper
Derek MacDonald Cooper

(1925-05-25)25 May 1925
Died18 April 2014(2014-04-18) (aged 88)
London, England
Occupationjournalist, author, broadcaster
Known forfood journalism, broadcasting

Derek MacDonald Cooper[1] (25 May 1925[2] – 18 April 2014)[3] was a British journalist. He wrote about food, wine and whisky. He worked with The Listener, The Observer, Home & Garden and Saga Magazine.

He created the idea of BBC Radio 4’s weekly program The Food Programme.[4] He was born in London, England.

Cooper died from Parkinson's disease in London, aged 88.[3][5]

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  1. NPG details
  2. Who's Who 2008:, London: A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-7527-6
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Food Programme founder Derek Cooper dies, aged 88". BBC News. 19 April 2014.
  4. The Food Programme Website BBC
  5. Copping, Jasper (2014-04-19). "Broadcaster Derek Cooper, pioneering food journalist, dies at 88". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2020-05-24.

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