Famous Deaths in 1974 (Part 2)

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  • Aug 20 Ilona Massey, actress (Love HAppy, Holiday in Mexico), dies at 62
  • Aug 22 Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Aug 23 Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (b. 1888)
  • Aug 24 Alexander de Seversky, Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894)

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Aug 26 Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72

  • Aug 30 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87
  • Aug 31 William Pershing Benedict, American pilot
  • Aug 31 Norman Kirk, New Zealand prime minister (b. 1923
  • Sep 3 Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
  • Sep 4 Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
  • Sep 4 Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
  • Sep 4 Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884)
  • Sep 6 Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
  • Sep 6 Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
  • Sep 8 Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
  • Sep 9 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • Sep 11 Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
  • Sep 14 Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66
  • Sep 14 Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • Sep 14 Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], actress (Follow the Leader), dies at 70
  • Sep 14 Warren Hull, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies at 71
  • Sep 18 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • Sep 19 Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61
  • Sep 20 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88

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Sep 21 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53

  • Sep 21 Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, American comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68
  • Sep 23 Gerhard Nebel, German writer, dies at 70
  • Sep 23 Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24

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Sep 25 Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakoff], dies at 73

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • Sep 25 William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies
  • Sep 27 Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907)
  • Sep 28 Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
  • Sep 29 John Smallenbroek, Dutch Internal minister, dies at 72
  • Sep 30 Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
  • 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, German businessman (b. 1908)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 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 René 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
  • Nov 1 Ralf Harolde, actor (Safe, Framed, Stolen Harmony), dies at 75
  • Nov 4 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • Nov 5 Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56
  • Nov 7 Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
  • Nov 7 Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
  • Nov 8 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, dies at 60
  • Nov 9 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 11 Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 11 Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
  • Nov 12 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50
  • Nov 13 Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • Nov 13 Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70
  • Nov 15 James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
  • Nov 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
  • Nov 17 Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
  • Nov 19 George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • Nov 23 Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
  • Nov 23 Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 25 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • Nov 25 Rosemary Lane, actress (Chatterbox, 4 Wives), dies at 61
  • Nov 25 U Thant, Burmese politician and 3rd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
  • Nov 26 Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
  • Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
  • Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
  • Nov 29 Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88
  • Nov 29 James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Bert Gordon [Barney Gorodetsky], American comedian, dies at 79
  • Dec 1 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
  • Dec 1 Stephen Gill Spottswood, US bishop/chairman (NAACP), dies at 77
  • Dec 2 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 2 Max Weber, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1897)
  • Dec 4 Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
  • Dec 5 Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
  • Dec 5 Henry Wadsworth, actor (Applause, Ceiling Zero), dies at 72
  • Dec 5 Pietro Germi, actor/director (Serafino, Climax), dies at 60
  • Dec 9 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
  • Dec 9 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 10 Paul Richards, American actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies of cancer at 50
  • Dec 11 Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63
  • Dec 13 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66

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Dec 14 Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85

Writer and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann
Writer and Political Commentator
Walter Lippmann
  • Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 15 Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born screenwriter and film producer (b. 1902)
  • Dec 16 Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies
  • Dec 18 Harry Hooper, American baseball player (b. 1887)
  • Dec 20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
  • Dec 21 Richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
  • Dec 21 James Henry Govier, British artist (b. 1910)
  • Dec 22 Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
  • Dec 22 Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22 Richard Long, actor (Prof-Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
  • Dec 24 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
  • Dec 26 Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 26 Robert Levine Sanders, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 26 Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915)
  • Dec 27 Amy Vanderbilt, American authority on etiquette, dies of multiple fractures of the skull at 66
  • Dec 27 Raymond Glenn, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), dies at 76