Tipler, Derek

(1940-1990)
   England. Radio and television journalist. While working for Radio Vatican, he decided that his mission was to translate the Bible for his own people. He then traveled with Italian Gypsies and set to work on the translation, earning money by playing in restaurants. He died of a heart attack after completing only one gospel (Mark), which has been published. He was an occasional contributor to the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society.

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