Deaths in April 1997

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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 1997.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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References

  1. ^ Eaton, Leslie (11 April 1997). "Evsey D. Domar, 82, Professor And Economic-Growth Theorist". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  2. ^ Oliver, Myrna (3 April 1997). "Jolie Gabor; Matriarch of Flamboyant Family". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  3. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (14 April 1997). "Jerry Pacht, 75, Retired Judge Who Served on Screening Panel". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Al Blanche Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Anthony Bushell". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  6. ^ Wald, Matthew (25 October 1997). "Air Force Says Pilot Committed Suicide". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Zsolt Durkó". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  8. ^ "Yulii Meitus". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  9. ^ "David Shahar". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  10. ^ Wudunn, Sheryl (4 April 1997). "Tomoyuki Tanaka, the Creator of Godzilla, Is Dead at 86". The New York Times. p. A 28. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  11. ^ "Thomas Barthel". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  12. ^ "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians - Corsa to Coste". Larry Kestenbaum. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Olympedia - SergeyFilatov". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  14. ^ "Dan Swartz Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  15. ^ "Henriette Wyeth - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  16. ^ McDowell, Edwin (9 April 1997). "Lawrence Appley, 92, an Expert on Management". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  17. ^ Kirkup, James (8 April 1997). "Obituary: Haruko Sugimura". The Independent. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  18. ^ "Vladimir Soloukhin". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  19. ^ "Olympedia – Shoichiro Takenaka". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  20. ^ "Alpaslan Turkes, Turkish Rightist, 80". The New York Times. 10 April 1997. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  21. ^ "Rudolf Ulrich - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  22. ^ "Ignazio Buttitta". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  23. ^ Dillon, Sam (7 April 1997). "Heberto Castillo Martinez, 68, Leftist Political Leader in Mexico". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  24. ^ "Richard Clifton-Dey". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  25. ^ "Olympedia – Paul de Bruyn". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  26. ^ Brennan, Sandra. "Stoney Edwards". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  27. ^ Hampton, Wilborn (6 April 1997). "Allen Ginsberg, Master Poet Of Beat Generation, Dies at 70". The New York Times. p. 1 1. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  28. ^ Pace, Eric (April 7, 1997). "August Heckscher, 83, Dies; Advocate for Parks and Arts". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  29. ^ "Riley Morris Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  30. ^ "Olympedia – Bernard Chevallier". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  31. ^ Durso, Joseph (7 April 1997). "Jack Kent Cooke, Redskins' Team Owner, Dies at 84". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  32. ^ "Stephan Hermlin - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  33. ^ "Peter Jeffrey DSO, DFC". The Sydney Morning Herald. 10 April 1997. p. 36.
  34. ^ Denis, Howe. "Obituary: Professor David Keith-Lucas". The Independent. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  35. ^ "Rosita Serrano - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  36. ^ "Pierre-Henri Teitgen". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  37. ^ "Luis Aloma Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  38. ^ "Aaron Kramer, Poet And Translator, 75". The New York Times. 12 April 1997. p. 1 28. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  39. ^ "Bob Cain Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  40. ^ "Charles Hayes - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  41. ^ Holden, Stephen (10 April 1997). "Laura Nyro, Intense Balladeer Of 60's and 70's, Dies at 49". The New York Times. p. D 29. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  42. ^ "Homer Peel Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  43. ^ "Mae Boren Axton - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  44. ^ "Joe Coleman Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  45. ^ Fox, Margalit (11 April 1997). "Helene Hanff, Wry Epistler Of '84 Charing,' Dies at 80". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  46. ^ Ratliff, Ben (20 April 1997). "Yank Rachell, 87, Mandolinist And Elder Statesman of the Blues". The New York Times. p. 1 40. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  47. ^ Lyman, Rick (15 April 1997). "Michael Dorris Dies at 52; Wrote of His Son's Suffering". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  48. ^ Alastair Crombie (1997) "Emery, Frederick Edmund (Fred) (1925–1997)" in ANU Reporter, 21 May 1997, p 7. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  49. ^ "Olympedia – Gösta Johansson". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  50. ^ "Marcel Maes". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  51. ^ Kozinn, Allan (11 April 1997). "Toshiro Mayuzumi, 68, Eclectic Composer". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  52. ^ Herszenhorn, David M. (12 April 1997). "Martin Schwarzschild, 84, Innovative Astronomer". The New York Times. p. 1 28. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  53. ^ Pace, Eric (21 April 1997). "Glanville Williams, 86, Teacher And Authority on Criminal Law". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  54. ^ "Profile - Fergusson, Muriel McQueen". lop.parl.ca. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  55. ^ "Milt Smith Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  56. ^ "Wang Xiaobo". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  57. ^ "Funeral services Belcher on Monday". Associated Press. April 19, 1997. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  58. ^ "Ivar Eriksson". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  59. ^ "Nechama Leibowitz". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  60. ^ Smith, Roberta (14 April 1997). "Dorothy Norman, 92, Writer Who Sought Social Change". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  61. ^ "James Ross - Library of Congress". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  62. ^ Pace, Eric (14 April 1997). "George Wald, Nobel Biologist, Dies at 90". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  63. ^ Jehl, Douglas (16 April 1997). "Mustafa Amin, Liberal Editor Jailed by Nasser, Dies at 83". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  64. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (19 April 1997). "Dorothy Frooks, Lawyer and Suffragist, Dies". The New York Times. p. 1 48. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  65. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (16 April 1997). "David McCord, 99, Prolific Poet Who Won the Hearts of Children". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  66. ^ "Olympedia – Shuhei Nishida". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  67. ^ "Harry Roesenberg Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  68. ^ "Olympedia – Voldemar Väli". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  69. ^ "Geoffrey Potocki de Montalk". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  70. ^ "Gus Dugas Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  71. ^ Hartman, F. C. (Oct 1997). "Finn Wold (1928-1997)". Protein Science. 6 (10): 2271–2272. doi:10.1002/pro.5560061024. ISSN 0961-8368. PMC 2143576.
  72. ^ Stout, David (19 April 1997). "L. Brent Bozell, 71, a Champion of Conservatism". The New York Times. p. 1 48. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  73. ^ "Zdeněk Mlynář". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  74. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (25 April 1997). "Sam Moskowitz, 76, Learned Devotee of Science Fiction, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  75. ^ "Kō Nishimura - Library of Congress". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  76. ^ "Richard Tousey, 88; Solar Physicist". The New York Times. 21 April 1997. p. B 10. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  77. ^ McCabe, Scott (April 15, 2012). "Crime History: Socialite wife of Houston bookie found dead". Washington Examiner. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  78. ^ Preston, Julia (18 April 1997). "Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, Billionaire Who Ruled Mexican Broadcasting, Is Dead at 66". The New York Times. p. A 27. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  79. ^ "Roland Topor - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  80. ^ "Claude Tresmontant". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  81. ^ "The Spokesman-Review - Google News Archive Research". 21 April 1997. p. C2. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  82. ^ Dalyel, Tam (28 April 1997). "Obituary: Allan Francovich". The Independent. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  83. ^ Pace, Eric (18 April 1997). "Chaim Herzog, Former Israeli President, Dies at 78". The New York Times. p. A 26. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  84. ^ Burns, John F. (21 April 1997). "Biju Patnaik, 81, Daring Pilot-Patriot of India". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  85. ^ "Rolf Andersson". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  86. ^ "Edward Barker - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  87. ^ "Bob Carpenter Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  88. ^ "Olympedia – Francis Johnson". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  89. ^ "Don Pietromonaco - Variety". Variety. 24 April 1997. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  90. ^ Ponting, Ivan (23 April 1997). "Obituary: Eddie Quigley". The Independent. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  91. ^ "El Duce Discography". discogs. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  92. ^ Nemy, Enid (24 April 1997). "Jean Louis, 89; Dressed Stars and Socialites". The New York Times. p. D 29. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  93. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (24 April 1997). "Henry A. Mucci Dies at 88; Rescued Survivors of Bataan". The New York Times. p. D 29. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  94. ^ "Alfred Bailey - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  95. ^ "Diosdado Macapagal - president of Philippines". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  96. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (27 April 1997). "Thomas H. D. Mahoney, 83, Advocate for Elderly". The New York Times. p. 1 40. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  97. ^ Sims, Calvin (22 April 1997). "Andres Rodriguez Dies at 72; Overthrew Paraguay Dictator". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  98. ^ Smith, Dinitia (23 April 1997). "Herbert Zipper, 92, Founder Of Secret Orchestra at Dachau". The New York Times. p. D 23. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  99. ^ "Jean Carlu". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  100. ^ Shaw, David; Merchant, Paul (3 May 1997). "Obituary: The Rev Professor W. Moelwyn Merchant". The Independent. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  101. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (1 May 1997). "Elliott Merrick, 91; Wrote Stories Set in Labrador". The New York Times. p. B 16. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  102. ^ "Thomas Carr". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  103. ^ Lyall, Sarah (25 April 1997). "Denis Compton, 78, Cricketer Who Lifted Britain's Spirits". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  104. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (May 25, 1997). "Esther Goldfrank, 100, Dies; Studied Pueblos in Southwest". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  105. ^ "Dorothy Hill". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  106. ^ "Abdurakhman Avtorkhanov - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  107. ^ "Robert Erickson". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  108. ^ "Felice Ippolito". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  109. ^ "Former Western Oregon football coach Bill McArthur dies". Associated Press. April 25, 1997. Retrieved September 6, 2020.
  110. ^ Noble, Holcomb B. (27 April 1997). "Eugene Stoner, 74, Designer Of M-16 Rifle and Other Arms". The New York Times. p. 1 41. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  111. ^ "Olympedia – Aleksejs Auziņš". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  112. ^ M Patrick Cosgrave (28 April 1997). "Obituary: Sir Nicholas Baker". The Independent. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  113. ^ "Brian May". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  114. ^ Grimes, William (26 April 1997). "Pat Paulsen, 69, a Parodist Of Presidential Doubletalk". The New York Times. p. 1 52. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  115. ^ "E' morto Gino Pernice una carriera fra teatro e tv". La Repubblica (in Italian). 26 April 1997. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  116. ^ Pace, Eric (5 May 1997). "Dudley Pope, 71; Wrote Novels of the High Seas". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  117. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (27 April 1997). "Bernard Vonnegut, 82, Physicist Who Coaxed Rain From the Sky". The New York Times. p. 1 41. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  118. ^ "Chia-Shun Yih - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  119. ^ "John Beal, 87, Actor In Films and Theater". The New York Times. 1 May 1997. p. B 16. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  120. ^ Lyman, Rick (28 April 1997). "Joey Faye, 87, Burlesque Comic and an Actor". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  121. ^ "Hideo Fujimoto Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  122. ^ "H.E. Simmons Jr., 67, Du Pont Executive". The New York Times. 2 May 1997. p. A 30. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  123. ^ Tyler, Patrick E. (28 April 1997). "Peng Zhen of China, 95, Dies; Was a Leading Hard-Liner". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  124. ^ Staff (2 May 1997). "DEATHS". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 19 February 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2020.
  125. ^ Preston, Julia (30 April 1997). "Gabriel Figueroa Mateos, 90; Filmed Mexico's Panoramas". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  126. ^ OLIVER, MYRNA (3 May 1997). "Paul Lambert; Veteran Actor of TV, Movies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  127. ^ "Dulce María Loynaz". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  128. ^ "Piotr Skrzynecki". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  129. ^ Smith, Roberta (5 May 1997). "Una E. Johnson, 91, An Expert on Prints Who Led a Museum". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  130. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (30 April 1997). "Ann Petry, 88, First to Write A Literary Portrait of Harlem". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  131. ^ Rogers, William Percy (1914 - 1997), Encyclopaedia of Australian Science. Retrieved 12 September 2020
  132. ^ Marcano, Tony (2 May 1997). "J.P. Snyder, 71; Used Satellites to Map Earth". The New York Times. p. A 30. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  133. ^ "Ex-NIU Coach, NFL Assistant Doc Urich Dies," Chicago Tribune, May 1, 1997. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  134. ^ Terry, Don (30 April 1997). "Mike Royko, the Voice of the Working Class, Dies at 64". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  135. ^ "Olympedia – Miklós Fodor". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  136. ^ Melvern, Linda (14 May 1997). "Obituary: Brigadier Michael Harbottle". The Independent. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  137. ^ "Henry Picard, Championship Golfer, 90". The New York Times. 2 May 1997. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  138. ^ "Olympedia – Vladimir Sukharev". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
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