Famous Deaths in April 1991

  • Apr 1 Martha Graham, US, choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96
  • Apr 1 Paulo Muwanga, chief of Uganda (1980), dies
  • Apr 1 Jaime Guzm├ín, Chilean politician (b.1946)

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Apr 3 Graham Greene, British writer (3rd Man, Our man in Havana), dies at 86

  • Apr 4 John Heinz, (Sen-R-Pa), dies in a plane crash, dies at 52
  • Apr 4 Luc de Rijck, Belgian soccer player (Turnhout), dies
  • Apr 4 Max Frisch, Swiss architect/writer (Stiller, Biedermann), dies at 79
  • Apr 4 Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (b. 1920)
  • Apr 4 Forrest Towns, American hurdler (b. 1914)
  • Apr 5 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65
  • Apr 5 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, USN/astro (STS 33), dies at 43
  • Apr 6 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (Test avg 48 22, 1st-class avg 65 18), dies
  • Apr 8 Dead (musician), Swedish metal singer (b. 1969)
  • Apr 9 Maurice Binder, title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73
  • Apr 9 Martin Hannett, record producer (b. 1948)
  • Apr 10 Kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35
  • Apr 10 Natalie Schafer, actress (Gilligan's Island), dies at 90 from cancer
  • Apr 11 Tom Rosqui, dies at 62
  • Apr 12 James Schuyler, US poet (Pulitzer 1980), dies
  • Apr 15 Marjorie Warfield, dies at 88
  • Apr 15 Martin Ashe, American actor, dies at 81

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Apr 16 David Lean, film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies of pneumonia at 83

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  • Apr 17 Jack Yellen, US poet (Sons o' Fun), dies at 97
  • Apr 19 Stanley Hawes, British-born Australian film producer, director and administrator (b. 1905)
  • Apr 20 Don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's Bluff/Dirty Harry), dies at 78
  • Apr 20 Jumjaagiyn Tsedenbal, Mongolian politician, dies
  • Apr 20 Sean O'Faolain, [J Whelan], Irish writer (Nest of Simple), dies at 91
  • Apr 20 Steve Marriott, English guitarist (Small Faces), dies in a fire at 44
  • Apr 20 Yumzhagin Tsendenbal, PM of Mongolia (1952-74), dies
  • Apr 21 Richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Missouri), dies at 74
  • Apr 21 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert), dies at 81
  • Apr 23 Peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies
  • Apr 23 Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
  • Apr 24 J de Graaf, ethicus/president church & peace, dies
  • Apr 25 Frank Hamilton, actor (Subterraneans), dies at 66
  • Apr 25 Theo Laseroms, [Tank], Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), dies
  • Apr 26 Emily McLaughlin, US actress (Jessie-General Hospital), dies at 61
  • Apr 26 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather Part II), and father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies at 80
  • Apr 26 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
  • Apr 26 Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (b. 1931)
  • Apr 26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, dies at 85
  • Apr 27 Marcus Heeresma, writer/poet (Anna, Son of a Whore), dies
  • Apr 28 Floyd B McKissick, US founder (CORE), dies
  • Apr 28 Ken Curtis, American actor (Festus - Gunsmoke), dies at 74
  • Apr 28 Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (b. 1905)
  • Apr 29 Claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies
  • Apr 30 George Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91
  • Apr 30 Michael G Hagerty, actor (Overboard), dies at 39