Famous Deaths for 14th June 2024

1800 – Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French military leader (b. 1768)
1968 – Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish composer (Facettes; Aniara), dies at 51
1968 – Ken Errair, American pop-jazz singer (Four Freshmen, 1953-55 – “Graduation Day”), dies in a chartered plane crash at 42
1988 – Johnny Farrell, American golfer (US Open 1928), dies of a stroke at 87
1994 – Mark Alexander Lees, English rowing coach, dies at 38
1995 – Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
1995 – Gordon Greig, British political journalist (Daily Mail), dies at 63
2000 – Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, dies at 62
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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