Famous Deaths in April 1973

  • Apr 1 Arthur Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies at 74
  • Apr 2 Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor
  • Apr 5 John Coleman, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)
  • Apr 7 Nick Stuart, bandleader, dies of cancer at 69

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Apr 8 Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (The Young Ladies of Avignon, Guernica), dies at 91

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • Apr 11 Ted Decorsia, actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), dies at 69
  • Apr 13 Alexandre A M Stols, publisher/typographer (Schoone Book), dies at 73
  • Apr 14 Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
  • Apr 14 Minna Gombell, dies in Santa Monica CA
  • Apr 20 Robert Armstrong, actor (Fall Guy, Exposed), dies at 82
  • Apr 20 Hans Kelsen, Austrian legal philosopher and political philosopher, dies at 91
  • Apr 21 Ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66
  • Apr 21 Arthur Fadden, thirteenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)
  • Apr 23 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85
  • Apr 26 Irene Ryan, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69
  • Apr 27 Jim Sims, cricketer (England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37), dies
  • Apr 27 Libbe de Wal, founder of Humanistic Covenant, dies at 72
  • Apr 27 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (b. 1914)
  • Apr 28 Pat Henning, actor (Goodyear TV Playhouse), dies at 62
  • Apr 28 Clas Thunberg, Finnish speed skater (b. 1893)
  • Apr 29 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 30 Josie Sedgwick, American actress (The Best Man, Queen of the Round-Up), dies of stroke at 75
  • Apr 30 Václav Renč, Czech poet, dramatist and translator (b. 1911)