Famous Deaths for 4th September 2021

1907 – Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
1944 – Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Herzogenbusch concentration camp at 35
1974 – Creighton W. Abrams, US general and army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
1979 – Canuplin, Filipino magician and bodabil entertainer (b. 1904)
1994 – Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, dies at 66
1999 – Klement Slavick√Ĺ, Czech composer (Sinfonietta No. 4 – Pax hominibus in universo orbi) dies at 88
2006 – Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), attacked and killed by a stingray at 44
2007 – John Scott, Duke of Buccleuch, Scottish peer, then largest landowner in Scotland, 1st MP in a wheelchair, dies at 83
2010 – Paul Conrad, American cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), dies at 86
2018 – Bill Daily, American actor and comedian (I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show), dies at 91

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