Famous People Who Died in July 1960

  • Jul 3 Alfred Henry Ackley, American composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 6 Aneurin Bevan, Welsh politician (launched the NHS), dies at 62
  • Jul 9 Edward Burlingame Hill, American composer and educator, dies at 86
  • Jul 9 Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies
  • Jul 13 Anna Blaman, Dutch writer (Life & Death), dies at 55
  • Jul 13 Joy Davidman, American poet, writer and wife of C. S. Lewis, dies at 45
  • Jul 13 Joy Gresham, American writer (b. 1915)
  • Jul 14 Maurice de Broglie, French physicist (studied X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy), dies at 85
  • Jul 15 Lawrence Tibbett, American baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1923-50), dies after surgery at 63
  • Jul 15 Set Persson, Swedish communist politician, dies at 63

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Jul 16 German general during World War II (Commander-in-Chief South and West), dies of a heart attack at 74

  • Jul 16 John P. Marquand, American writer (The Late George Apley), dies at 66
  • Jul 24 Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 24 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), dies at 68
  • Jul 26 Cedric Gibbons, American art director (b. 1893)
  • Jul 26 Maud Menten, Canadian biochemist (b. 1879)
  • Jul 28 Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola), dies at 60
  • Jul 29 Richard Simon, American book publisher (co-founder of Simon & Shuster), dies at 61
  • Jul 31 Karl Hasse, German composer, dies at 77