Famous Deaths in November 1956

  • Nov 1 Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67
  • Nov 1 Pietro Badoglio, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44) and Italian General (1922-43), dies at 85
  • Nov 2 Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 2 Leo Baeck, President of World Union for Progressive Judaism, dies at 83
  • Nov 4 Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer, dies at 46
  • Nov 5 Art Tatum, African American pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles
  • Nov 7 Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40

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Nov 10 Harry Ford Sinclair, founder of Sinclair Oil, dies at 80

Founder of Sinclair Oil Harry Ford Sinclair
Founder of Sinclair Oil
Harry Ford Sinclair
  • Nov 11 Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
  • Nov 12 Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49
  • Nov 19 Francis L Sullivan, actor (Joan of Arc, Winslow Boy), dies at 53
  • Nov 22 Vincent (Moro-)Giafferi, French criminal (Caillaux/Landru), dies
  • Nov 22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born choreographer (b. 1882)
  • Nov 23 Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61
  • Nov 24 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920)
  • Nov 26 Tommy Dorsey, big bandleader, dies at 51