Famous People Who Died in March 2019

  • Mar 1 Eusebio Pedroza, Panamanian boxer (WBA featherweight champion 1978-85), dies of pancreatic cancer at 62
  • Mar 1 Kevin Roche, Irish architect (Pritzker Prize winner, 1982), dies at 96
  • Mar 1 Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter (This Day Tonight), dies at 76
  • Mar 1 Zhores Alferov, Soviet/Russian physicist (2000 Nobel Prize in Physics), dies at 88
  • Mar 3 Bobbi Fiedler, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), dies at 81
  • Mar 3 Peter Hurford, British organist, composer and choral conductor (St. Albans Cathedral), dies at 88
  • Mar 4 Juan Corona, Mexican born American serial killer, dies in prison at 85

Keith FlintKeith Flint (1969-2019)

Mar 4 English singer, musician and dancer (Prodigy), found dead after committing suicide at 49

  • Mar 4 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), dies at 61

Luke PerryLuke Perry (1966-2019)

Mar 4 American actor (Beverly Hills 90210, Riverdale), dies after a stroke at 52

Ted LindsayTed Lindsay (1925-2019)

Mar 4 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (Art Ross Trophy 1950, NHL Players Association pioneer), dies at 93

  • Mar 5 Jacques Loussier, French pianist and composer who created jazz arrangements of Bach and other classical music, dies at 84
  • Mar 7 Dan Jenkins, American author, sportswriter (Sports Illustrated), dies at 90
  • Mar 7 Kelly Catlin, American road cyclist (Olympic silver 2016, World C'ship gold 2016-18), dies from suicide at 23
  • Mar 8 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor (Frankfurt Opera, 1967-87); Cincinnati Symphony, 1980-86); Southwest German Radio Symphony, 1986-99), and composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 9 Harry Howell, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman (NY Rangers 1952-69), dies of dementia at 86
  • Mar 10 Asa Brebner, American guitarist and singer-songwriter (Modern Lovers; The Chartbusters), dies at 65
  • Mar 11 Hal Blaine [Harold Belsky], American pop and rock session drummer (The Wrecking Crew), dies at 90
  • Mar 11 Willie Ellison, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 1971; LA Rams, KC Chiefs), dies at 73
  • Mar 12 Alan Moss, English cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 21 wickets; Middlesex CCC), dies at 88
  • Mar 14 Charles Whiting, English Formula 1 Race Director (Safety Delegate, Starter, head F1 Technical Dep't), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 66
  • Mar 14 Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), dies at 56
  • Mar 15 Alec Coppen, British pioneering psychiatrist (serotonin theory of depression), dies at 96
  • Mar 15 David White, American singer and songwriter (Danny And The Juniors - "At The Hop": Leslie Gore - "You Don't Own Me"), dies of cancer at 79 [1]
  • Mar 15 Lam Jones, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m relay 1976) and NFL wide receiver (NY Jets 1980-86), dies of myeloma at 60
  • Mar 15 W. S. Merwin, American poet (17th United States Poet Laureate), dies at 91
  • Mar 16 Dick Dale [Richard Anthony Mansour], American guitarist, dies at 81
  • Mar 16 Richard Erdman, American actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes), dies at 93
  • Mar 17 Barbara Benary, American composer (Gamelon Son Of Lion), dies at 73
  • Mar 17 [Zephire] Andre Williams, American R&B musician ("Jailbait"; "Shake a Tail Feather"), dies at 82
  • Mar 20 Randy Jackson, American MLB baseball third baseman, 1950-59, 2X All-Star (Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodger; Cleveland Indians), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Mar 22 Carlo Franci, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 91 [1]
  • Mar 22 Frans Andriessen, Dutch politician (KVP/CDA; European Commissioner, 1981-93), dies at 89
  • Mar 22 Jim Moody, American economist and politician (Rep-D-WI, 1983-93), dies at 83
  • Mar 22 Scott Walker [Noel Scott Engel], American-born British singer-songwriter and composer (The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)), dies of cancer at 76
  • Mar 22 Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 95
  • Mar 25 Cal Ramsey, American basketball broadcaster, small forward (NY Knicks), dies of cardiac arrest at 81
  • Mar 26 Heinz Winbeck, German composer, conductor and teacher, dies at 73
  • Mar 26 Ranking Roger [Roger Charlery], British rock vocalist (The Beat, General Public), dies of cancer at 56
  • Mar 27 Bruce Yardley, Australian cricket spin bowler and coach (33 Tests, 126 wickets; coach Sri Lanka), dies from cancer at 71
  • Mar 27 Joe Bellino, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1960, Navy), dies of stomach cancer at 81
  • Mar 29 Agnès Varda, Belgium-born French director “mother of the French New Wave” (Vagabond), dies at 90
  • Mar 31 Nipsey Hussle [Ermias Asghedom], American rapper and activist, shot and killed at 33