Mark Beech (writer)

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Mark Beech FRSA (1959 – 24 April 2020) was a British author, journalist and broadcaster. He was best known for his two books on the origins of names in rock music,[1][2] and for his columns about music and the arts.[3]

Beech was the editor of DANTE magazine. A fellow of the UK Royal Society of Arts.[4]

He died in Edinburgh of heart disease on 24 April 2020, aged 60.[5]

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  1. The A-Z of Names in Rock by Mark Beech, Robson Books (1998), pp. 250 ISBN 1-861-05059-3 / ISBN 978-1-861-05059-5 on Google Books
  2. The Dictionary of Rock and Pop Names: The Rock and Pop Names Encyclopedia from Aaliyah to ZZ Top by Mark Beech, Remember When (2009), pp. 319 ISBN 1-844-15807-1 / ISBN 978-1-844-15807-2 on Google Books
  3. "''Bloomberg'': Mark Beech". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
  4. "Back to the Future as Bands Re-form, Go Green" by Mark Beech, DANTE magazine (1 August 2013)
  5. Regional journalist who became rock music critic dies aged 60