Famous Deaths for 9th December 2023

1674 – Edward Hyde 1st earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67), dies at 65
1793 – Yolande de Polastron, Duchess de Polignac, French aristocrat, dies at 44
1814 – Jose Angel Lamas, Venezuelan composer, dies at 39
1925 – Eugène Gigout, French organist (St Augustin de Paris, 1863-1925), and composer (10 pièces pour orgue), dies at 81
1930 – Rube Foster, American Baseball HOF manager and executive (Negro National League pennant 1920–22, 26; Chicago American Giants), dies from insanity at 51
1957 – Carswell Adams, sportscaster (Your Sports Special), dies
1974 – Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
1982 – Paul Godwin, Polish-Dutch violinist, dies at 80
1998 – Archie Moore, American light-heavyweight boxing champion (1952-60), dies at 84
2014 – José Feghali, Brazilian concert pianist (Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, 1985), takes his own life at 53

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