Famous Deaths for 7th August 2019

1917 – Squadron Commander E.H. Dunning, first pilot to land his aircraft on a moving ship. (b. 1891)
1924 – Camille Zeckwer, American composer, dies at 49
1938 – Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75
1941 – Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher, poet, writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), dies at 80
1942 – Richard Gott, British gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43
1961 – Frank Buchman, American theologist (Moral Re-Armament), dies at 83
1967 – Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75
1969 – Russ Morgan, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65
1974 – Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (b. 1925)
1992 – Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies

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