Famous Deaths in February 1983

  • Feb 1 Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies
  • Feb 2 Bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies
  • Feb 2 Roy Horb, Suriname sergeant/putschist, commits suicide
  • Feb 2 Sam Chatman, elder statesman of the blues, dies
  • Feb 4 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
  • Feb 4 Karen Carpenter, rock drummer (Carpenters), dies of anorexia at 32
  • Feb 4 Reginald Denham, director/writer (Death at BC House), dies at 89
  • Feb 5 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
  • Feb 10 Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
  • Feb 12 Eubie Blake, US ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 96
  • Feb 13 Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
  • Feb 14 Lina Radke, German athlete (b. 1903)
  • Feb 19 Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
  • Feb 20 James G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident
  • Feb 20 Ray Vitte, actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), killed by police at 33
  • Feb 20 Fritz K√∂berle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • Feb 22 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
  • Feb 22 Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70
  • Feb 23 Adrian Boult, conductor, dies
  • Feb 24 Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
  • Feb 25 John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84

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Feb 25 Tennessee Williams, US playwright and writer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71

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