Famous Deaths for 14th August 2019

1704 – Roland Laporte, French Protestant leader (b. 1675)
1784 – Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born portrait and miniature painter, dies at 66
1856 РConstant Pr̩vost, French geologist, dies at 69
1867 – Niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84
1923 – Jacob Theodoor Cremer, Dutch tobacco magnate and administrator for the Deli Company in Sumatra, dies at 76
1964 – Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter-guitarist (Train Kept A-Rollin’, You’re Sixteen), drowns at 30
1984 – Tigran Petrosian, Soviet Armenian world chess champion (1963-69), dies at 55
1984 – Peter Wishart, English composer, dies at 63
1984 – John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89
2015 – [Donald William] Bob Johnston, American music producer (Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash), dies at 83

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