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The paired names of Caruso and St John have been well known for years, particularly since the phenomenal success of the Walsall art gallery.

But it came as a shock to see the names appear side by side in large type in the Guardian last week - on the obituaries page. However, the deaths recorded were not of architecture's rising stars but of actor Anthony Caruso and writer Robert St John, who died aged 86 and 100 respectively.

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