Famous Deaths in October 1974

  • Oct 1 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1901)
  • Oct 2 Ina Seidel, writer, dies at 89
  • Oct 4 Anne Sexton, US poetess (Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45
  • Oct 6 Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)

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Oct 9 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", dies at 66

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  • Oct 10 Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer, dies at 73
  • Oct 12 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 13 Ed Sullivan, TV host (Ed Sullivan Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73
  • Oct 16 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)
  • Oct 17 RenĂ© A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillean poet, dies at 57
  • Oct 24 David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
  • Oct 29 Victor E van Vriesland, poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82