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Derek Cooper
Derek MacDonald Cooper

(1925-05-25)25 May 1925
Died 18 April 2014(2014-04-18) (aged 88)
London, England
Nationality British
Occupation journalist, author, broadcaster
Known for food journalism, broadcasting

Derek MacDonald Cooper (25 May 1925 – 18 April 2014) was a British journalist. He wrote about food, wine and whisky. He worked with The Listener, The Observer, Home & Garden and Saga Magazine.

He created the idea of BBC Radio 4’s weekly program The Food Programme. He was born in London, England.

Cooper died from Parkinson's disease in London, aged 88.

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