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ANDY WARHOL TOPS MARILYN BUT IS BEATEN BY EINSTEIN (AGAIN)

The annual Forbes list of Top Earning Dead Celebrities has been published and Warhol came in 6th sandwiched between Albert Einstein at no. 5 and Dr. Suess at no. 7. Marilyn Monroe came in 9th. Warhol was 4th in last year's list. Top of th list was Kurt Cobain who beat Elvis Presley into second place. Most of Cobain's earnings ($50 million) were a result of the sale of 25 percent of his song catalogue by widow Courtney Love to music publishing company Primary Wave. Warhol made $19 million whereas Marilyn made $8 million.

Full list on the Forbes website at:
www.forbes.com/technology/2006/10/23/tech-media_06deadcelebs_cx_pk_top-earning-dead-celebrities_land.html.

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