Famous People Who Died in November 1958

  • Nov 2 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 3 Harry Revel, (né Glaser), Latvian-American film score composer (Sitting Pretty; Gay Divorcee), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 52
  • Nov 6 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 12 James Michael Curley, American politician (53rd Governor of Massachusetts, 1935-37), dies at 83
  • Nov 13 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • Nov 15 Tyrone Power, American actor (The Mark of Zorro; Nightmare Alley), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Nov 16 J. W. F. Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread), dies at 67
  • Nov 16 Warner Fabian [S Adams], American author (Great American Fraud), dies at 87
  • Nov 17 Marcelle Meyer, French contemporary classical (Les Six) and Baroque revival (Bach; Rameau) concert pianist, dies of a heart attack while at the keyboard at 61
  • Nov 17 Mort Cooper, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1942, 43, 45, 46; World Series 1942, 44; NL MVP 1942), dies of cirrhosis and a staphylococcal infection at 45
  • Nov 18 Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies

Mel OttMel Ott (1909-1958)

Nov 21 American Baseball HOF right fielder and manager (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1933; 6 × NL home run leader; NY Giants), dies of injuries sustained in an auto accident at 49

  • Nov 24 Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, British lawyer and politician who helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937), dies at 94
  • Nov 25 Charles F. Kettering, American inventor (auto self-starter), dies at 82
  • Nov 27 Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1933-43; New York Philharmonic, 1943-47; Chicago Symphony, 1947-48), dies at 66
  • Nov 30 Hubert Wilkins, Australian polar explorer (b. 1888)