Famous Deaths in March 1947

  • Mar 1 J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed
  • Mar 5 Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63
  • Mar 6 Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55
  • Mar 9 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
  • Mar 9 Carrie Chapman Catt, American women's suffrage leader, dies at 88
  • Mar 11 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 12 "Winston Churchill the American", American novelist (b. 1871)
  • Mar 18 William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (General Motors), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52
  • Mar 20 Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and film director (b. 1884)
  • Mar 23 Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (b. 1870)
  • Mar 27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies
  • Mar 28 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 28 Karol Świerczewski, Polish general (b. 1897)