Famous Deaths for 14th June 2021

1703 – Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer, dies at 77
1952 – John Kirby [Kirk], American jazz double-bassist and tuba player (Benny Goodman; “Undecided”), dies at 43
1969 – Wynonie Harris, American rhythm and blues singer, dies of cancer at 53
1994 – Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, dies at 52
1996 – Thomas Edward Montgomery, drummer, dies at 73
2000 – Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer, dies at 88
2002 – June Jordan, Caribbean-American playwright and poet (His Own Where), dies at 65
2005 – Mimi Parent, Canadian painter, dies at 80
2007 – Kurt Waldheim, Austrian 4th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81) and 9th President of Austria (1986-92), dies at 88
2012 – Dumitru Capoianu, Romanian conductor and classical and film composer (The Little Man), dies at 82

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