Famous Deaths in August 1953

  • Aug 11 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies
  • Aug 13 Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 15 Ludwig Prandtl, German physicist (b. 1875)
  • Aug 17 Johannes B Tielrooy, literature (French Living Lesson), dies at 66
  • Aug 22 Jim Tabor, American baseball player (b. 1916)
  • Aug 27 Nicolai Berezowsky, composer, dies at 53
  • Aug 30 Dimitar Nenov, composer, dies at 51