Famous Deaths in March 1976

  • Mar 1 Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 3 Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
  • Mar 4 Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (b. 1886)
  • Mar 6 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, dies at 71
  • Mar 7 Erwin Kroll, German composer, dies at 90
  • Mar 7 Wright Patman, American politician (b. 1893)
  • Mar 8 Alfons Rebane, Estonian military commander (b. 1908)
  • Mar 13 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77
  • Mar 14 Alberta Franklin, silent screen actress, dies at 79
  • Mar 14 Busby Berkeley, US choreographer/dir (Strike Up the Band), dies at 80
  • Mar 14 Martha Saalfeldt, writer, dies
  • Mar 17 Luchino Visconti di Modrone, It director (Terra Diaeresis), dies at 69
  • Mar 18 James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73
  • Mar 18 Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 18 Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (b. 1893)
  • Mar 19 George Sklavos, composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 19 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25
  • Mar 19 Albert Dieudonn√©, French actor and novelist (b. 1889)
  • Mar 20 Michael Goodliffe, actor (Gorgon, 7th Dawn, Way Out), dies at 61
  • Mar 24 Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66

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Mar 24 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, dies at 88

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Mar 26 Richard Arlen, actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75
  • Mar 26 Josef Albers, German artist (b. 1888)
  • Mar 26 Lin Yutang, Chinese writer (b. 1895)
  • Mar 30 Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Hostage Rights), dies at 99
  • Mar 31 Paul Strand, American photographer (b. 1890)