Famous Deaths for 22nd May 2021

1068 – Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan, 70th Emperor of Japan, dies at 42
1819 – Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, dies at 84
1898 – Edward Bellamy, American author (Looking Backward) and socialist, dies of tuberculosis at 48
1949 – Hans Pfitzner, German composer (Palestrina), dies at 80
1990 – Rocky Graziano, American boxer (World Middleweight title 1947-48; famous Tony Zale trilogy) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover), dies of heart failure at 71
1991 – Catalino “Lino” Brocka, Filipino film director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51
1998 – Milton Banana [Antônio de Souza], Brazilian bossa nova jazz drummer (João Gilberto and Stan Getz), dies at 63
2001 – Whitman Mayo, American actor (Grady Wilson-“Sanford and Son”), dies at 70
2005 – Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and bass singer (Tony the Tiger, You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch), dies from prostate cancer at 91
2006 – Jack Patrick Fallon, Canadian-British jazz double and electric bass player, dies at 90

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