Music
Age 56
September 1, 1925 - June 15, 1982
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Considered by many to be the the world's great altoist of his generation, Art Pepper was an alto saxophonist anda longtime fixture in West Coast jazz circles. He first started jamming at the age of 13 on Central Avenue (the black ...
Historical Figure
Age 28
February 20, 1920 - May 13, 1948
St. Peter’s Church / Edensor / Bakewell / United Kingdom / Europe
Kathleen Agnes Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington (née Kennedy) also known as "Kick" Kennedy was an American socialite. She was the second daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald, a sister of U.S. President John F...
Business and Finance
Age 47
July 19, 1814 - January 10, 1862
Cedar Hill Cemetery / Hartford / Connecticut / USA / North America
Samuel Colt was an inventor, industrialist, and businessman who established Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (now Colt's Manufacturing Company) in Hartford, Connecticut and made the mass production of revolvers commer...
Show Business
Age 75
November 4, 1918 - July 6, 1994
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Burly, tough-guy leading man and character actor famous as the hard-drinking, hardworking Buck Cannon on the TV series "High Chaparral." Mitchell began acting on Broadway in the late 1930s before signing a contract with Metro-Gold...
Show Business
Age 67
December 24, 1922 - January 25, 1990
Sunset Memorial Park / Smithfield / North Carolina / USA / North America
Ava Gardner was a celebrated American actress during the Golden Age of Hollywood. She first signed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew critics' attention in 1946 with her p...
Music
Age 68
June 19, 1939 - April 21, 2008
Evergreen Memorial Park / Riverside / California / USA / North America
Al Wilson is best remembered for the #1 pop hit "Show and Tell". From the age of 12 Wilson was already singing professionally - his own spiritual quartet and singing in the church choir, even performing covers of country & western...
Historical Figure
Age 86
September 13, 1918 - January 7, 2005
Holyhood Cemetery / Chestnut Hill / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Rosemary Kennedy was the third child and eldest daughter of Joseph and Rose Kennedy and her brothers included future president John F. Kennedy. She was slower to crawl, slower to walk and to speak than her brothers and she reporte...
Artists
Age 86
April 16, 1755 - March 30, 1842
Cimetière de Louveciennes / Louveciennes / France / Europe
Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was one of the great portrait artists in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, easily the equal of Quentin de La Tour or Jean Baptiste Greuze. Born into relatively modest circumstances, she firml...
Sports
Age 47
November 25, 1963 - June 27, 2011
Oakwood Cemetery / Raleigh / North Carolina / USA / North America
Charles Lorenzo (Zo to his friends and teammates) was a Brooklyn, New York native and was born to Panamanian immigrants. He played basketball for the University of North Carolina State from 1981 to 1985 where he was coached by the...
Historical Figure
Age 28
June 15, 1955 - April 25, 1984
Holyhood Cemetery / Chestnut Hill / Massachusetts / USA / North America
David Kennedy was the was the fourth of eleven children to Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy who had led a deeply troubled life since witnessing the assassination of his father on live TV as he was waiting for his...
Show Business
Age 84
November 30, 1920 - January 17, 2005
Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park / Westlake Village / California / USA / North America
Virginia Mayo was a 1940s screen siren who co-starred opposite Danny Kaye, Ronald Reagan, Gregory Peck and James Cagney (to name just a few) in more the 40 films during the 1940s and '50s. A former vaudeville performer, she made h...
Show Business
Age 94
August 13, 1904 - April 21, 1999
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Charles (or Buddy to his friends) Rogers, was an American actor / handsome leading man and band leader who starred in ''Wings'' (1927), the first film to win an Academy Award, and who later married Mary Pickford, ''America's Sweet...
Music
Age 80
September 30, 1934 - December 21, 2014
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Udo Jürgens, was an Austrian composer and singer of German origin of popular music whose career spanned over 50 years. He won the Eurovision Song Contest 1966 for Austria, composed close to 1,000 songs, and sold over 104 million ...
Sports
Age 90
January 28, 1847 - August 21, 1937
Holyhood Cemetery / Chestnut Hill / Massachusetts / USA / North America
George Wright was baseball’s first superstar player – an extraordinary shortstop who excelled for the game’s first openly all-professional team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings. After his playing days were over, he successfully...
Sports
Age 69
April 15, 1942 - November 18, 2011
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
Walter Hazzard was an American professional basketball player and college basketball coach. Hazzard attended Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, where his teams went 89–3 and he was named the city's player of the year when he...