The answer is the recently departed Rupert Hine. A life well lived as they say. I could go on but Adam Sweeting has written a brilliant obit. I’m sure he appears in the ‘departed’ thread but this is such a lovely piece of writing about a life filled to the brim with music.
Hine discovered the world’s longest word, in Maori, which he used at the start of Lone Ranger by Quantum Leap ‘sitting on the loo reading the Guinness Book of Records’