Famous Deaths for 3rd May 2022

1693 – Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French courtier (b. 1607)
1704 – Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Bohemian-Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 59
1737 – Abraham Patras, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1735-37), dies at 65
1861 – Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80
1868 РOlof Wilhelm Udd̩n, Swedish composer, dies at 68
1918 – Charlie Soong, Chinese Methodist missionary and key player in the Xinhai Revolution of 1911, dies at 55
1972 – Les Harvey, rocker, dies
1983 – Vaughn Taylor, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Johnny Jupiter), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 72
2000 – John Joseph Cardinal O’Connor, Catholic Archbishop of New York (b. 1920)
2020 – Dave Greenfield, British rock keyboardist, and songwriter (The Stranglers – “Golden Brown”), dies of complications from Covid-19 at 71

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