Famous Deaths on July 17, 1959

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Famous Deaths

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Billie Holiday, jazz singer, dies at Metropolitan Hospital in New York of cirrhosis of the liver at 44

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday
  • Eugene Meyer, American businessman and newspaper publisher (b. 1875)
  • Henri Pourrat, French writer (Le chasseur de la nuit), dies