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IN MEMORIAM 2006

 

Harry Magdoff, American socialist commentator and co-editor of Monthly Review
08/21/1913 – 01/01/2006

 

Irving Layton, Romanian-born Canadian poet
03/12/1912 – 01/04/2006

 

Keizo Miura, Japanese skier and mountaineer
02/15/1904 – 01/05/2006

 

Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and writer, "Seven Years in Tibet"
07/06/1912 – 01/07/2006

 

Georg Wilhelm Hanover, German-born royal, brother-in-law of Prince Philip of England
03/25/1915 – 01/08/2006

 

Jan Twardowski, Polish poet
06/01/1915 – 01/18/2006

 

Joseph M. Newman, American motion picture director, "This Island Earth"
08/07/1909 – 01/23/2006

 

Virginia Dodd Smith, American politician, Nebraska representative (1975-1991)
06/30/1911 – 01/23/2006

 

Fayard Nicholas, American entertainer, one half of the Nicholas Brothers dancing duo
10/20/1914 – 01/24/2006

 

Phyllis Mudford King, English tennis player, 1931 Wimbledon champion
08/23/1905 – 01/27/2006

 

Otto Lang, Bosnian-born American motion picture and television producer and director
01/21/1908 – 01/30/2006

 

Michael Gilbert, English crime and mystery writer
07/17/1912 – 02/08/2006

 

Akira Ifukube, Japanese classical music and motion picture score composer, "Godzilla"
05/31/1914 – 02/08/2006

 

Mart Kenney, Canadian bandleader
03/07/1910 – 02/08/2006

 

Ibolya Csák, Hungarian Olympic gold medal-winning high jumper
01/06/1915 – 02/09/2006

 

Del Courtney, American bandleader
09/21/1910 – 02/11/2006

 

Bettie Wilson, American supercentenarian
09/13/1890 – 02/13/2006

 

Susie Gibson, American supercentenarian
10/31/1890 – 02/16/2006

 

Sybille Bedford, German-born English writer, "A Legacy"
03/16/1911 – 02/17/2006

 

Hilde Domin, German poet, "Only a Rose for Support"
07/27/1909 – 02/22/2006

 

Flossie Page, American supercentenarian
06/12/1893 – 02/22/2006

 

Ace Adams, American baseball player
03/02/1910 – 02/26/2006

 

Hans Singer, German-born English development economist
11/29/1910 – 02/26/2006

 

Robert L. Scott, Jr., American World War II fighter pilot and writer, "God Is My Co-Pilot"
04/12/1908 – 02/27/2006

 

John Parkinson, Irish Titanic enthusiast, president of the Belfast Titanic Society
01/07/1907 – 03/01/2006

 

Marion Higgins, American supercentenarian
06/26/1893 – 03/02/2006

 

Scott Corbett, American children's writer, "Cutlass Island"
07/27/1913 – 03/06/2006

 

Gordon Parks, American photojournalist and motion picture director, "The Learning Tree"
11/30/1912 – 03/07/2006

 

Hanka Bielicka, Polish singer and actress
11/09/1915 – 03/09/2006

 

John Profumo, English politician and cabinet minister
01/30/1915 – 03/09/2006

 

Oleg Cassini, French-born American fashion designer
04/10/1913 – 03/17/2006

 

Narvin Kimball, American banjoist and singer
03/02/1909 – 03/17/2006

 

Ray Meyer, American college basketball coach
12/18/1913 – 03/17/2006

 

Richard Powell, English senior civil servant
07/30/1909 – 03/30/2006

 

Carequinha, Brazilian clown
07/18/1915 – 04/05/2006

 

Alain de Boissieu, French general
07/05/1914 – 04/05/2006

 

Lucie Péré-Pucheu, French supercentenarian
08/13/1893 – 04/06/2006

 

Robin Orr, Scottish classical composer and conductor
06/02/1909 – 04/09/2006

 

Jimmy Outlaw, American baseball player
01/20/1913 – 04/09/2006

 

Bill Baker, American baseball player
02/22/1911 – 04/13/2006

 

Dutch Fehring, American baseball player and coach
05/31/1912 – 04/13/2006

 

Lilly Wust, German gay rights activist, subject of film "Aimée & Jaguar"
11/01/1914 – 04/15/2006

 

Jean Bernard, French physician and hematologist
05/26/1907 – 04/17/2006

 

Ellen Kuzwayo, South African writer and civil rights activist
06/29/1914 – 04/19/2006

 

Erik Bergman, Finnish classical music composer
11/24/1911 – 04/24/2006

 

Grace Jones, American supercentenarian
06/04/1893 – 04/24/2006

 

Elma "Pem" Farnsworth, American television pioneer, widow of inventor Philo T. Farnsworth
02/25/1908 – 04/27/2006

 

John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian-born American economist, writer, and diplomat
10/15/1908 – 04/29/2006

 

Lillian Asplund, American Titanic passenger
10/21/1906 – 05/06/2006

 

Val Guest, English filmmaker, "The Day the Earth Caught Fire"
12/11/1911 – 05/10/2006

 

Miguel Fisac, Spanish architect
09/29/1913 – 05/12/2006

 

Stanley Kunitz, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (1974-1976, 2000-2001)
07/29/1905 – 05/14/2006

 

Cy Feuer, American Broadway producer, "Guys and Dolls", "Can-Can"
01/15/1911 – 05/17/2006

 

Zoe Rae, American child actress
07/13/1910 – 05/20/2006

 

Katherine Dunham, American dancer and choreographer
06/22/1912 – 05/21/2006

 

Henry Bumstead, American art director and production designer, "To Kill a Mockingbird", "The Sting"
03/17/1915 – 05/24/2006

 

Raymond Davis, Jr., American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
10/14/1914 – 05/31/2006

 

Bill Fleming, American baseball player
07/31/1913 – 06/04/2006

 

Mykola Kolessa, Ukrainian composer
12/06/1903 – 06/08/2006

 

James Cameron, American civil rights activist and Black Holocaust Museum founder
02/23/1914 – 06/11/2006

 

György Illés, Hungarian cinematographer
11/02/1914 – 06/12/2006

 

Joseph Zobel, Martinique-born writer, "Black Shack Alley"
04/26/1915 – 06/17/2006

 

Vincent Sherman, American television and motion picture director, "Mr. Skeffington"
07/16/1906 – 06/18/2006

 

Lars Korvald, Norwegian prime minister (1972-1973)
04/29/1916 – 07/04/2006

 

Tom Weir, Scottish broadcaster, writer, mountaineer, and naturalist
12/29/1914 – 07/06/2006

 

Frank P. Zeidler, American politician, Socialist mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1948-1960)
09/20/1912 – 07/07/2006

 

Raja Rao, Indian writer, "Kanthapura", "The Serpent and the Rope"
11/08/1908 – 07/08/2006

 

Barnard Hughes, American actor, "Da", TV's "Doc"
07/16/1915 – 07/11/2006

 

Heinrich Heidersberger, German photographer
06/10/1906 – 07/14/2006

 

Howard "Howdy" Groskloss, American baseball player
04/10/1906 – 07/15/2006

 

Charles Bettelheim, French Marxist economist
11/20/1913 – 07/20/2006

 

Ted Grant, South African-born English Trotskyist politician
07/09/1913 – 07/20/2006

 

Heinrich Hollreiser, German chamber music conductor
06/24/1913 – 07/24/2006

 

Lise Delamare, French actress
04/09/1913 – 07/25/2006

 

Don Malarkey, American golfer
04/03/1905 – 07/28/2006

 

Anthony Galla-Rini, American concert accordionist
01/18/1904 – 07/30/2006

 

Philip D’Arcy Hart, English medical researcher
06/25/1900 – 07/30/2006

 

Johannes Willebrands, Dutch cardinal
09/04/1909 – 08/01/2006

 

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born English opera singer
12/09/1915 – 08/03/2006

 

Elden Auker, American baseball player
09/21/1910 – 08/04/2006

 

Lois January, American actress, "The Wizard of Oz"
10/05/1913 – 08/07/2006

 

James Van Allen, American physicist, discovered Van Allen radiation belts
09/07/1914 – 08/09/2006

 

Camille Loiseau, French supercentenarian
02/13/1892 – 08/12/2006

 

Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguayan head of state (1954-1989)
11/03/1912 – 08/16/2006

 

Renate Brausewetter, German silent movie actress
10/01/1905 – 08/20/2006

 

Joe Rosenthal, American photographer, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima"
10/09/1911 – 08/20/2006

 

Bismillah Khan, Indian shehnai player
03/21/1916 – 08/21/2006

 

William Norris, American businessman, Control Data Corporation
07/14/1911 – 08/21/2006

 

Herbert Hupka, German journalist and politician
08/15/1915 – 08/24/2006

 

Léopold Simoneau, Canadian opera singer
05/03/1916 – 08/24/2006

 

John Weinzweig, Canadian classical music composer
03/11/1913 – 08/24/2006

 

Marie-Dominique Philippe, French philosopher and theologian
09/08/1912 – 08/26/2006

 

María Capovilla, Ecuadorian supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
09/14/1889 – 08/27/2006

 

Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor, "Gilda" "Blackboard Jungle"
05/01/1916 – 08/30/2006

 

Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian Nobel Prize-winning writer, "The Cairo Trilogy"
12/11/1911 – 08/30/2006

 

Charlie "Broadway" Wagner, American baseball player and coach
12/03/1912 – 08/31/2006

 

György Faludy, Hungarian poet, translator, and memoirist, "My Happy Days in Hell"
09/22/1910 – 09/01/2006

 

Annemarie Wendl, German actress
12/26/1914 – 09/03/2006

 

Robert Earl Jones, American actor, "The Sting"
02/03/1910 – 09/07/2006

 

Herbert Rudley, American actor, TV's "The Mothers-In-Law"
03/22/1910 – 09/09/2006

 

Edna Staebler, Canadian cookbook writer and journalist
01/15/1906 – 09/12/2006

 

Silviu Brucan, Romanian politician and writer
01/18/1916 – 09/14/2006

 

Dorothy C. Stratton, American educator, naval officer, and public official
03/24/1899 – 09/17/2006

 

Margaret Ekpo, Nigerian politician and women's rights activist
07/27/1914 – 09/21/2006

 

Etta Baker, American folk and blues guitarist
03/31/1913 – 09/23/2006

 

Sally Gray, English actress, "They Made Me a Fugitive", "Obsession"
02/14/1916 – 09/24/2006

 

Henry Townsend, American blues guitarist and pianist
10/27/1909 – 09/24/2006

 

Iva Toguri D'Aquino, American World War II figure, accused of being "Tokyo Rose"
07/04/1916 – 09/26/2006

 

Byron Nelson, American golfer
02/04/1912 – 09/26/2006

 

Rosamond Carr, American humanitarian, founded the Imbabazi orphanage in Rwanda
08/28/1912 – 09/29/2006

 

Louis-Albert Vachon, Canadian cardinal
02/04/1912 – 09/29/2006

 

Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician
03/03/1916 – 10/02/2006

 

Buck O’Neil, American baseball player and coach
11/13/1911 – 10/06/2006

 

Wilson Tucker, American science fiction writer, "The Year of the Quiet Sun"
11/23/1914 – 10/06/2006

 

Anna Russell, English-born comedienne and musical parodist
12/27/1911 – 10/18/2006

 

Alvin Weinberg, American nuclear physicist
04/20/1915 – 10/18/2006

 

Jane Wyatt, American actress, "Lost Horizon", TV's "Father Knows Best"
08/12/1910 – 10/20/2006

 

John Kentish, English tenor
01/21/1910 – 10/26/2006

 

Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Pakistani president (1988-1993)
01/20/1915 – 10/27/2006

 

Albrecht von Goertz, German-born American automobile designer
01/12/1914 – 10/27/2006

 

Peter Gingold, German World War II resistance fighter and advocate for Holocaust victims
03/08/1916 – 10/28/2006

 

Silas Simmons, American baseball player
10/14/1895 – 10/29/2006

 

Pieter Willem Botha, South African prime minister (1978-1989)
01/12/1916 – 10/31/2006

 

Hilda van Stockum, Dutch children's writer and illustrator
02/09/1908 – 11/01/2006

 

Marie Rudisill, American writer and talk-show guest, "The Fruitcake Lady"
03/13/1911 – 11/03/2006

 

Nelson S. Bond, American science fiction writer
11/23/1908 – 11/04/2006

 

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American writer, "Cheaper by the Dozen"
04/04/1908 – 11/04/2006

 

Marian Marsh, American actress, "Svengali"
10/17/1913 – 11/09/2006

 

Jack Williamson, American science fiction writer
04/29/1908 – 11/10/2006

 

Adam Schaff, Polish Marxist philosopher
03/10/1913 – 11/12/2006

 

Pete "Pecky" Suder, American baseball player
04/16/1916 – 11/14/2006

 

Milton Friedman, American Nobel Prize-winning economist
07/31/1912 – 11/16/2006

 

Donald Hamilton, Swedish-born American writer, the "Matt Helm" series
03/24/1916 – 11/20/2006

 

Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Djiboutian prime minister (1977) and president (1977-1999)
10/15/1916 – 11/21/2006

 

Thomas C. Fleming, American journalist
11/29/1907 – 11/21/2006

 

Robert Lockwood, Jr., American blues musician and singer
03/27/1915 – 11/21/2006

 

Phyllis Fraser (aka Phyllis Cerf Wagner), American actress, publisher, and socialite
04/13/1916 – 11/25/2006

 

Eddie Mayo, American baseball player
04/16/1910 – 11/27/2006

 

Moses Hardy, American supercentenarian
01/06/1893 – 12/07/2006

 

Jay "Hootie" McShann, American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and bandleader
01/12/1916 – 12/07/2006

 

Martha Tilton, American singer, "And the Angels Sing", "I'll Walk Alone"
11/14/1915 – 12/08/2006

 

Martin Nodell, American comic book and commercial artist
11/15/1915 – 12/09/2006

 

Augusto Pinochet, Chilean dictator (1973-1990)
11/25/1915 – 12/10/2006

 

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bolden, American supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
08/15/1890 – 12/11/2006

 

Henry Beachell, American plant breeder, developed "miracle rice"
09/21/1906 – 12/13/2006

 

Homesick James, American blues musician
05/03/1914 – 12/13/2006

 

Cecil Travis, American baseball player
08/08/1913 – 12/16/2006

 

Joseph Barbera, American animator, "Tom and Jerry", "Yogi Bear"
03/24/1911 – 12/18/2006

 

Ruth Bernhard, German-born American photographer
10/14/1905 – 12/18/2006

 

Sam Chapman, American baseball player
04/11/1916 – 12/22/2006

 

Sol Carter, American baseball player
12/23/1908 – 12/23/2006

 

Robert Stafford, American politician, Vermont governor, representative, and senator
08/08/1913 – 12/23/2006

 

Frank Stanton, American broadcasting executive, CBS president (1946-1971)
03/20/1908 – 12/24/2006

 

Gerald R. Ford, American president (1974-1977)
07/14/1913 – 12/26/2006

 

Itche Goldberg, Polish-born American writer, editor, and Yiddish-language preservationist
03/22/1904 – 12/27/2006

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