Famous Deaths for 10th July 2022

1099 – El Cid [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Castilian nobleman and military leader and general strategist, dies at about 59
1776 – Richard Peters, English-born clergyman (b. 1704)
1838 – Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43
1909 – Flooi Du Toit, South African cricket leg-spinner (Test for South Africa 1892), dies at 40
1937 – Attilio Brugnoli, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 56
1953 – Sidney Homer, American composer, dies at 88
1983 – Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), dies at 82
1987 – John H. Hammond, American music producer, talent scout, promoter, and activist, “discovered” Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Count Basie, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen, dies at 76
2005 – Jimmy Franklin and Bobby Younkin, airshow performers
2019 – Walt Michaels, American NFL linebacker, coach (5-time Pro Bowl; Cleveland Browns; head coach NY Jets 1977-82), dies at 89

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