Jersey Kozinski: “I am going to put myself to sleep now for a bit longer than usual,” read Kosinski’s suicide note. “Call it Eternity.” Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-suicidal-writers.php#ixzz2eWZ3EELY
Vince Guaraldi . . . probably the true origin for my love of jazz, since he wrote all the music for the Peanuts. Who didn't love those holiday specials? And, the skating song?! Man, we all have good memories to his music, right? But, he wrote a TON of non-Peanuts related music that was absolutely beautiful. Look him up, find his other stuff. You won't regret it.