Deaths in History in May 1982

  • May 1 William Primrose, Scottish violist (b. 1903)
  • May 7 Alfred Adam, dies at 72
  • May 8 Neil Bogart, American record executive (b. 1943)
  • May 10 Jean C M Picart le Doux, French designer, dies
  • May 10 Peter Weiss, German playwright (Marat-Sade), dies at 65
  • May 12 Humphrey Searle, writer (20th Century counterpoint), dies at 66
  • May 14 Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies
  • May 28 Lt Col 'H'. Jones VC, Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1940)