On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1957

  • Nov 1 Charlie Caldwell, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Williams, Princeton), dies at 56
  • Nov 2 Ted Meredith, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m in world record 1:51.9s 1912), dies at 64
  • Nov 3 Wilhelm Reich, Austria/US psycho analyst (sexual), dies at 60
  • Nov 4 Joseph Canteloube,French composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 4 Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith (b. 1897)
  • Nov 7 Roy Worters, Canadian Hockey HOF goaltender (Hart Memorial Trophy 1929; Vezina Trophy 1931; NY Americans), dies at 57
  • Nov 9 Ettore Pozzoli, Italian classical pianist and composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 9 Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (1st recognised world long jump record 1901), dies at 85
  • Nov 12 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
  • Nov 14 Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African painter, dies at 71
  • Nov 17 Cora Witherspoon, American actress (Quality Street; The Bank Dick), dies at 67
  • Nov 20 Weldon Hart, American composer, commits suicide at 46
  • Nov 20 Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian-Lithuanian artist, dies at 82
  • Nov 21 Francis Burton Harrison, American political figure (b. 1873)

Diego Rivera

Nov 24 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter (En el Arsenal) and husband of Frida Kahlo, dies at 70

  • Nov 26 Aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies at 80
  • Nov 26 Billy Bevan, Australian actor (Terror by Night, White Sin), dies at 70
  • Nov 27 Margo Scharten-Antink, Dutch writer (Catherina, Sprotje), dies at 88
  • Nov 29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austrian-American composer (Violanta; The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 60
  • Nov 30 Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (b. 1890)
  • Nov 30 Dick McPartland, American jazz guitarist, dies at 52