Famous Deaths in May 1924

  • May 1 August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62
  • May 6 Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47
  • May 8 Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23
  • May 10 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
  • May 12 Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82
  • May 15 Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71
  • May 19 Billy Zulch, cricketer (South African batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies
  • May 21 Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14
  • May 25 Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51
  • May 25 Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (b. 1889)
  • May 26 Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67
  • May 26 Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
  • May 29 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies