Famous People Who Died in March 1937

  • Mar 2 Gustav Wohlgemuth, German composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 6 Frank Vosper, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rome Express), dies at sea at 37
  • Mar 8 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71

Howie MorenzHowie Morenz (1902-1937)

Mar 8 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Montreal Canadiens, 3-time Stanley Cup winner), dies of a heart attack at 34

  • Mar 9 Paul Elmer More, American critic and essayist, dies at 72
  • Mar 10 Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russian writer and Soviet dissident (We), dies at 53
  • Mar 11 Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (b. 1860)
  • Mar 11 Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 12 Charles-Marie Widor, French organist (Saint-Sulpice, 1870-1933), composer (10 organ symphonies), and professor (American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, 1921-34), dies at 93
  • Mar 12 JenÅ‘ Hubay [Huber], Hungarian violinist, composer, and educator (Budapest Conservatory, 1886-1934), dies at 78
  • Mar 15 H. P. Lovecraft, American horror writer (At the Mountains of Madness, Weird Tales), dies at 46
  • Mar 16 J Austen Chamberlain, English Minister of Foreign Affairs (Nobel), dies at 73
  • Mar 18 Charles Haslewood Shannon, English lithographer and painter, dies at 73
  • Mar 19 Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan playwright, poet, and short story writer (Anaconda, El Crimen del Otro), commits suicide at 58

Harry VardonHarry Vardon (1870-1937)

Mar 20 Jersey golfer (6 time British Open champion, US Open 1900), dies of lung cancer at 66

  • Mar 22 Mary Russell, Duchess of Bedford, English aviator and ornithologist, dies at 71
  • Mar 23 Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist, dies at 66
  • Mar 25 John Drinkwater, English poet and playwright (Bird in Hand), dies at 54
  • Mar 26 Albert Relf, English cricket all-rounder (13 Tests, 1 x 50, 25 wickets, BB 5/85; Sussex CCC, Auckland CA), commits suicide at 52
  • Mar 29 Karol Szymanowski, Polish pianist and composer (Symphony No. 3 - Song Of The Night), dies of tuberculosis at 54