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.

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1970,John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
1970,Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
1973,Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
1974,Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), chokes to death in London at 32
1974,Erich Kästner, writer, dies at 75
1975,James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
1977,Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
1978,Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84

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