Famous Deaths for 26th March 2021

1566 – Antonio de Cabezon, Spanish composer, dies
1797 – James Hutton, Scottish geologist ‘father of modern geology’ dies at 70
1926 – Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies from TB at 39
1934 – Grete Gulbransson, Austrian writer and poet (Geliebte Schatten), dies at 51
1959 – Raymond Chandler, British-American mystery writer novelist and screenwriter (Farewell My Lovely; The Long Goodbye; The Big Sleep), dies at 71
1973 – Noël Coward, English playwright (Hay Fever, Private Lives), director (In Which We Serve-1942 Academy Award), actor and singer, dies of heart failure at 73
2000 – Alex Comfort, English author (The Joy of Sex), dies at 80
2004 – Jan Sterling [Jane Adriance], American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty), dies of diabetes and a stroke at 82
2008 – Heath Benedict, American Football Player (b. 1983)
2008 – Manuel Marulanda Velez aka Tirofijo, founder and lifelong leader of Colombian rebel group FARC-EP (b. 1930)

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