Famous Deaths for 8th August 2019

1445 – Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer
1616 – Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1685 – Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna), dies at 75
1759 – Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
1788 – Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92
1918 – Gertrude E Durden Rush, American composer/playwright, dies at 38
1940 – Johnny Dodds, American early jazz clarinetist, dies at 48
1963 – Sandor Jemnitz, composer, dies at 72
2007 – Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952)
2013 – Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), dies from ampullary cancer at 74

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