Obituaries of the Seventies

This is a list of people who died during the 1970's. Exact dates are listed when known.

We also have similar pages for the 80s and 90s.

Deaths On This Day In History...February 20
1970,Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86
1972,Herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69
1972,Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74
1973,Brigitte Reimann, writer, dies at 39
1973,Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian/US violinist, dies at 80
1973,Maurice Dallimore, actor (Collector), dies at 60
1974,David Monrad Johansen, composer, dies at 85
1975,Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 76
1975,Lillian Fontaine, actress (Suddenly it's Spring), dies at 88
1975,Robert Strauss, actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey), dies at 61
1976,Kathryn Kuhlman, religious leader/faith healer, dies
1978,Vitorino Nemésio, Portuguese author (Presença), dies at 76

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