Famous Deaths in May 1937

  • May 1 Snitz Edwards, Hungarian actor (College, Phantom of the Opera), dies at 69
  • May 2 Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73
  • May 4 Noel Rosa, Brazilian songwriter (b. 1910)
  • May 9 Walter Mittelholzer, Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at 43
  • May 10 William Tedmarsh, silent movie actor (b. 1876)
  • May 11 Viliam Figus, composer, dies at 62
  • May 13 Ekaterina Geladze, mother of Joseph Stalin (b. 1858)
  • May 15 Phillip Snowden, British politician first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, dies at 72

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May 23 John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, dies at 97

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  • May 25 Henry O Tanner, artist, dies
  • May 28 Alfred Adler, Austria psychiatrist (Individual Psychology), dies at 67