Famous Deaths in August 1951

  • Aug 3 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies
  • Aug 11 Ebbe Hamerik, Danish composer, dies at 52

Person of interestWilliam Randolph Hearst

Aug 14 William Randolph Hearst, American newspaper publisher (San Francisco Examiner, Seattle P-I), dies at 88

Newspaper Publisher William Randolph Hearst
Newspaper Publisher
William Randolph Hearst
  • Aug 15 Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69
  • Aug 16 Louis Jouvet, French actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise), dies from a heart attack at 63
  • Aug 21 (Leonard) Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45
  • Aug 22 J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (b. 1884)
  • Aug 28 Robert Walker, American actor and writer (Strangers on a Train, Bataan, Madame Curie), dies from an adverse reaction to prescription drugs at 32