Famous Deaths in December 1919

  • Dec 2 Henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69

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Dec 3 Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Dec 13 Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 13 Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (b. 1850)
  • Dec 18 Horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 18 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop over Atlantic), dies in crash at 27
  • Dec 27 Achilles Alferaki, composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68
  • Dec 28 Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist (b. 1854)