Gunther Kress

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Kress in 2018

Gunther Rolf Kress MBE (26 November 1940 – 20 June 2019) was a British semiotician. Kress was born in Austria and trained as a linguist in Australia.[1] He was Professor of Semiotics and Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. Kress named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2012.

Kress died in Rome on 20 June 2019 of heart failure. He was 78.[2]

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  1. Skyer, Michael E. (21 April 2016). "Gunther Kress: Multimodality, Communication, and Education Introduction and Context". Academia.edu. p. 3. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  2. "Gunther Kress death: How Dr Gunther Kress death happened". allzabursaries.co.za. 22 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.