Famous Deaths for 9th December 2021

1827 – François Léonard Rouwyzer, composer, dies at 90
1854 – Almeida Garrett, Portuguese writer (b. 1799)
1937 – [Nils] Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist and industrialist (AGA, Nobel Prize in Physics 1912), dies at 68
1975 – William A Wellman, American director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79
1982 – Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor, dies at 77
1982 – Fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87
2002 – Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
2003 – Norm Sloan, American basketball coach (b. 1926)
2004 – Lea De Mae, Czech actress (b. 1976)
2012 – Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 43

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