Famous Deaths for 22nd April 2022

1776 – Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theorist and composer, dies at 67
1821 – John Crome [Old Crome], English landscape painter and etcher, dies at 52
1883 – Octave Fouque, French pianist and composer, dies at 38
1930 – Jeppe Aakjær, Danish poet and novelist (Bondens Søn), dies at 63
1945 – Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77
1977 – Charles Sanford, American orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71
1980 – Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman’s USA Canteen), dies at 72
1983 – Walter Slezak, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), commits suicide at 80
2003 – Martha Griffiths, U.S. Congresswoman, dies at 91
2020 – Hartwig Gauder, German race walker (Olympic gold men’s 50k walk 1980), dies at 65

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