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Dr. Rachel Owen—Artist, Scholar, and Longtime Partner of Thom Yorke—Is Dead at 48


Dr. Rachel Owen, a professor and Italian scholar, as well as an artist and partner of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke for over 23 years, died on Sunday of cancer. She was 48 years old. An obituary was posted to the website of Oxford University’s Pembroke College, where Owen taught, on Monday, announcing the news.

Owen was…