Famous Deaths for 2nd February 2022

1597 – Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
1873 – Edward Johnson, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 56
1909 – Adolf Stoecker, German conservative politician, and reformer who founded the German Christian Social Party, dies at 73
1953 – Gustav Strube, composer, dies at 85
1974 – Jean Absil, Belgian organist and composer (Benedictions; Peau d’Ane), dies at 80
1980 – William H. Stein, American biochemist (Nobel 1972), dies at 68
1987 – Patrick “Spike” Hughes, British jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78
1994 – John Wesley Funchess Littlejohn, blues guitarist/singer, dies at 62
1997 – Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, dies at 65
2005 – Max Schmeling, German boxer (world heavyweight champion 1930-32), dies at 99

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