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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]