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    Unhappy Kilian Hennessy Dead

    WWD reports that Kilian Hennessy, owner and head perfumer of By Kilian, is dead in their annual In Memorium section from the Dec. 13, 2010 issue.

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    Well, the family patriarch Kilian Hennessey died in October this year at the ripe old age of 103. Could it be this person theyre referring to, or did they specifically state "Head Perfumer of By Kilian" in their piece?

    Oh, and forgive my naivety but which publication does WWD represent?

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    I don't think it's the head of by Kilian that died, it's one of his ancestors, a different Kilian, that died in October at the age of 103.
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    Also, Bykillian "tweeted" the following message 5 hours ago:

    Looking forward to many new things in 2011!! Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy new year!! -- Kilian and Team

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    WWD is Womens Wear Daily aka "The Bible of the Fashion Industry". The line just has his name, so hopefully it is the senior Kilian.

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    Im confident that it is.

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    Man, you guys had me worried. I'm just getting into his frags.

    I guess this is the price one pays for leaving off the obnoxious "Junior".
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    At first, I thought "The Kilian I met at Saks South Coast two years ago? WHAT?" Phew.

    Still, living to 103 is nothing to sneeze at. My condolences to the Hennessy family.
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