Famous Deaths in August 2013

  • Aug 4 Art Donovan, American football player, dies from a respiratory ailment at 89
  • Aug 5 George Duke, American Grammy-Award winning musician, dies from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at 67
  • Aug 5 Shawn Burr, Canadian ice hockey player, dies from complications from a fall at 47
  • Aug 8 Regina Resnik, American operatic singer, dies at 90
  • Aug 8 Karen Black, American actress, dies from ampullary cancer at 74
  • Aug 9 John Logan, American MLB player, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Glen Hobbie, American MLB player, dies at 77
  • Aug 10 Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84
  • Aug 13 Tompall Glaser, American country singer, dies at 79
  • Aug 13 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), dies of cancer at 44
  • Aug 14 Allen Lanier, American rocker, dies from complications from COPD at 67
  • Aug 14 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
  • Aug 18 Dezs┼Ĺ Gyarmati, Hungarian water polo player, dies at 85
  • Aug 20 Marian McPartland, English-born American Jazz musician, dies at 95
  • Aug 20 Elmore Leonard, American author, dies from complications from a stroke at 87
  • Aug 21 Sid Bernstein, American music producer/promoter, dies at 95
  • Aug 23 William Glasser, American psychiatrist, dies from respiratory failure from pneumonia at 88
  • Aug 23 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer (Dear Mrs Applebee), dies at 67
  • Aug 24 Julie Harris, American actress, heart failure at 87
  • Aug 25 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
  • Aug 27 Zelmo Beaty, American basketball player, dies at 73
  • Aug 28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 30 Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature 1995), dies at 74

  • Aug 31 David Frost, British broadcaster, dies from a heart attack at 74