Famous Deaths in July 1961

  • Jul 1 Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line, French writer (b. 1894)

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Jul 2 Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel laureate, dies from suicide at 61

  • Jul 4 Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
  • Jul 6 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
  • Jul 6 Enrique Larreta, [E Rodriguez Maza], Argentine diplomat and writer, dies at 86
  • Jul 6 Scott LaFaro, American musician (b. 1936)
  • Jul 6 Woodall Rodgers, American politician (b. 1890)
  • Jul 8 Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 9 Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52
  • Jul 12 Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (b. 1879)
  • Jul 15 John E. Brownlee, Canadian politician (b. 1884)
  • Jul 16 [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88

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Jul 17 Ty Cobb, American baseball great (Detroit Tigers) who set 90 MLB records during his career, dies of cancer at 74

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  • Jul 18 Kit Guard, dies of cancer at 67
  • Jul 23 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
  • Jul 27 Theodore Chanler, composer, dies at 59