On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1960

  • Dec 1 Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, dies at 57
  • Dec 3 Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 7 Clara Haskil, Swiss pianist (b. 1895)
  • Dec 12 Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (3 weeks), dies at 101
  • Dec 14 Gregory Ratoff, Russian producer, director and actor (Exodus, Skyscraper Souls, Corsican Brothers), dies of leukemia at 63
  • Dec 16 Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63
  • Dec 26 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54
  • Dec 26 Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (b. 1889)
  • Dec 29 Eden Phillpotts, English novelist, poet and playwright (Red Madymaynes), dies at 98
  • Dec 29 Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (Trente arpents), dies at 65
  • Dec 31 Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress (Trees die Upright), dies at 69
  • Dec 31 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer, dies at 70