Famous Deaths in April 1959

  • Apr 2 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79
  • Apr 4 Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in South African Test), dies
  • Apr 8 Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies

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Apr 9 Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89

  • Apr 12 Ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 12 James Gleason, dies at 76
  • Apr 13 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57
  • Apr 13 Rigardus "Rijn" Rijnhout, Giant of Rotterdam (2.375m), dies at 38
  • Apr 16 Charles Halton, dies at 83
  • Apr 18 Irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70
  • Apr 24 Jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 27 Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies
  • Apr 30 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81