Music
Age 48
September 23, 1939 - August 14, 1988
Columbia Garden Cemetery / Arlington / Virginia / USA / North America
Roy Buchanan was an blues guitarist and a pioneer of the Telecaster sound, Buchanan worked as a sideman and as a solo artist, with two gold albums early in his career and two later solo albums that made it to the Billboard chart. ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
January 20, 1952 - March 15, 1982
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Rocco Marinucci was a pizza restaurant owner (Pop’s Pizza in South Philly) and a Philadelphia crime family associate. He was responsible for planting a bomb under mob boss Philip Testa's porch, killing him instantly. Rocco Marin...
Crime and their Victims
Age 69
July 21, 1889 - March 14, 1959
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Michael Maggio was one of the original Philadelphia organized crime figures beginning in the 1910s. The leader of "the Greaser Gang" in south Philadelphia, he quickly ascended to a leadership role in the Philly crime family. Known...
Crime and their Victims
Age 56
April 21, 1924 - March 15, 1981
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Philip Testa aka "The Chicken Man" was an Italian-American mobster known for his brief leadership of the Philadelphia crime family of the Italian-American Mafia. He became boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the previous b...
Crime and their Victims
Age 83
October 25, 1920 - December 14, 2003
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Frank Sheeran was a truck driver, corrupt labor union official and alleged mafia hitman. Sheeran is thought by some to have murdered Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, (among dozens of others) and was the subject of the 2019 film "T...
Crime and their Victims
Age 100
September 20, 1892 - February 27, 1993
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Antonio "Mr. Miggs" Pollina was an Italian-American mobster and was the short lived boss of the Philadelphia crime family during the late 1950s. Shortly after immigrating from Caccamo, Sicily he developed an arrest record dating b...
Crime and their Victims
Age 34
May 16, 1861 - May 7, 1896
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
The country’s first serial killer was a smooth-talking doctor who ran a murder hotel in Chicago. The tale of H. H. Holmes and his Murder Castle is perhaps one of the most fascinating cases in American criminal history. Born Herm...
Music
Age 30
October 25, 1902 - March 26, 1933
Holy Cross Cemetery / Yeadon / Pennsylvania / USA / North America
Born Salvatore Massaro in Philadelphia, PA, in 1920 at age 18 Salvatore legally changed his name to Eddie Lang, exchanged his violin for a banjo, and began working with band leaders Charlie Kerr, Bert Estlow, Vic D’Ippolito, an...
Show Business
Age 64
September 25, 1928 - July 12, 1993
Cimetière de Monthyon France / Monthyon / France / Europe
Mr. Chazot began his career in earnest as a star dancer at the Opera Comique in Paris from 1956 to 1963 and choreographed or produced many ballets. His wit made him a popular guest on television talk shows. He was also known for h...
Show Business
Age 74
March 30, 1933 - May 30, 2007
Cimetière de Montmartre / Paris / France / Europe
For most cinéphiles outside his native France, Jean-Claude Brialy was mainly associated with the Nouvelle Vague, in which he was a principal actor. But at home he went on to become one of the most prominent figures in the arts, p...