Show Business
Age 58
June 27, 1888 - June 28, 1946
Woodlawn Cemetery / Bronx / New York / USA / North America
Mary Antoinette "Tony" Perry was an American actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards were named in her honor.
Business and Finance
Age 83
September 1, 1839 - September 5, 1922
Evergreen Cemetery / New Haven / Connecticut / USA / North America
Sarah Winchester was an American heiress who amassed great wealth after the death of her husband, William Wirt Winchester (son of Winchester Repeating Arms Company founder Oliver Winchester). Her inheritance included $20 million (...
Music
Age 48
May 23, 1963 - September 12, 1914
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Eddy Howard was an American vocalist and bandleader who was popular during the 1940s and 1950s who scored his first No. 1 single for Eddy Howard and his Orchestra, "To Each His Own" which spent five non-consecutive weeks at the to...
Sports
Age 81
December 19, 1879 - August 23, 1961
Holyhood Cemetery / Chestnut Hill / Massachusetts / USA / North America
A graduate of Harvard University, Beals Wright was an accomplished tennis player, winning gold medals in men’s singles and doubles at the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games, U.S. championships in men’s doubles in 1904, 1905, and 190...
Writers and Poets
Age 46
February 22, 1864 - May 22, 1910
Cimetière de Chitry-les-Mines / Chitry-les-Mines / France / Europe
Jules Renard (February 22, 1864- May 22, 1910) was a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt, most famous for the works Poil de Carotte (Carrot hair) (1894) and Les Histoires Naturelles (Natural Histories) (1896). Among...
Music
Age 63
May 7, 1833 - April 3, 1897
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Johannes Brahms was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the mid-Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, he spent much of his professional life in Vienna. Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber en...
Science
Age 92
November 17, 1902 - January 1, 1995
Princeton Cemetery / Princeton / New Jersey / USA / North America
Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner was a Hungarian theoretical physicist who also contributed to mathematical physics. He obtained American citizenship in 1937, and received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 "for his contributions to the...
Music
Age 48
December 25, 1937 - March 31, 1986
George Washington Memorial Park / Paramus / New Jersey / USA / North America
The eldest of the Isley Brothers, Kelly started singing with his brothers at church when in 1944 he and his three younger brothers (Rudy, Ronnie and Vernon) formed The Isley Brothers and toured the gospel circuit. Following the de...
Show Business
Age 96
February 12, 1923 - June 15, 2019
Cimitero delle Porte Sante / Florence / Italy / Europe
Franco Zeffirelli was not only one of Italy’s most talented directors and designers in the theatrical arts, but was also involved with cinema and television for more than half a century. In any medium, he generally preferred a g...
Music
Age 57
November 30, 1909 - November 5, 1967
Magnolia Cemetery / Helena / Arkansas / USA / North America
Robert Nighthawk was a blues musician who was one of the foremost blues slide guitarists of his era providing new type of blues by combining acoustic Delta Blues and electric Chicago Blues. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of F...
Writers and Poets
Age 83
April 13, 1906 - December 22, 1989
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Samuel Beckett was an enigmatic and reclusive Irish playwright, poet and novelist who won a Nobel Prize for literature and who was best known for his 1952 drama, "Waiting for Godot". Beckett was considered one of the primary expon...
Show Business
Age 60
June 10, 1927 - May 14, 2006
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Paul Marco (June 10, 1927 – May 14, 2006) was C-level actor who often appeared in dreadful movies made by Ed Wood including Bride of the Monster, Night of the Ghouls and Plan 9 from Outer Space.
Music
Age 65
February 1, 1859 - May 26, 1924
Woodlawn Cemetery / Bronx / New York / North America
Victor Herbert was one of the great composers and musicians of his era who enjoyed a prolific career that embraced a variety of musical genres. In addition to forty operettas and two operas, he wrote the music for several Ziegfeld...
Music
Age 86
June 10, 1901 - February 1, 1988
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Frederick Loewe was was an Austrian-American composer who collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including classic musicals like Gigi, Camelot, My Fair Lady, Paint Your Wagon and Brigadoon. A ...
Music
Age 86
March 21, 1902 - October 19, 1988
Mt. Hazel Cemetery / Detroit / Michigan / USAS / North America
The main source of inspiration for Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson, Son House was a major innovator of the Delta blues style, along with his playing partners Charley Patton and Willie Brown. Few listening experiences in the blues ...