Famous Deaths for 6th December 2023

1598 – Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78
1746 – Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (b. 1665)
1779 РJean-Baptiste-Sim̩on Chardin, French painter, dies at 80
1959 – Len Doyle, American actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66
1973 – Justus Hermann Wetzel, German composer, dies at 94
1984 – Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90
1985 – Burleigh Grimes, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1931 St. Louis Cardinals; NL wins leader 1921, 28; NL strikeout leader 1921 Brooklyn Robins, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 92
1993 – Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80
1997 – Eliot Daniel, American composer (I Love Lucy theme), dies at 89
2000 – Werner Klemperer, German-American Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actor (Judgment at Nuremberg; Hogan’s Heroes – “Col. Klink”), dies of cancer at 80

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