Famous People Who Died in July 1977

  • Jul 1 (Robert) "Baby Boy" Warren, American blues singer and guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 57

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov (1899-1977)

Jul 2 Russian-American novelist (Lolita, Ada), dies at 78

  • Jul 3 Hugh Le Caine, Canadian physicist and composer, dies at 63
  • Jul 3 Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered by Moslem extremists at 64
  • Jul 4 Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (b. 1918)
  • Jul 6 Oedoen Partos, Hungarian-Israeli violist (Israel Philharmonic, 1938-56), composer, and teacher dies at 69
  • Jul 8 Rie Cramer, Dutch writer and illustrator, dies at 89

Alice PaulAlice Paul (1885-1977)

Jul 9 American suffragist (National Woman's Party), dies at 92

  • Jul 9 Loren C Eiseley, US anthropologist/writer (Animal Secrets), dies at 69
  • Jul 9 Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist and natural science writer (The Unexpected Universe), dies at 69
  • Jul 10 Norman Paris, American orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), and composer (" Big Blue Marble", "I've Got A Secret"), dies of stroke complications at 51
  • Jul 12 Ed Holmes, actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 66
  • Jul 12 Frantisek Suchy, Czech oboist and composer (Moravian Wind Quintet), dies at 75
  • Jul 15 Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies
  • Jul 19 John R Powers, American director model bureau, dies at 80

Noel WienNoel Wien (1899-1977)

Jul 19 American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), dies at 78

  • Jul 20 Carter DeHaven, American actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90
  • Jul 20 Gary Kellgren, American music producer who co-founded The Record Plant studios, drowns in a swimming pool, along with his girlfriend, at 38
  • Jul 21 Lee Miller, American photographer (War correspondent for Vogue in WWII), dies at 70
  • Jul 23 RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
  • Jul 26 Gena Branscombe, Canadian pianist and composer, dies at 95
  • Jul 26 Hans-Otto Borgmann, German film score composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 26 Karac Plant, son of Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, dies of respiratory failure at 6
  • Jul 27 Jacob Marschak, Ukrainian-American economist (econometrics), dies at 79
  • Jul 29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
  • Jul 30 Jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered
  • Jul 31 Stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20