Deaths in August 1997

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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 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. ^ "Kenneth Bilby, 78, Author and Journalist". The New York Times. 2 August 1997. p. 1 10. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  2. ^ Tommasini, Anthony (2 August 1997). "Sviatoslav Richter Is Dead; Acclaimed Pianist Was 82". The New York Times. p. 1 10. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Janet G. Travell - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Hans von Luck - Library of Congress". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  5. ^ Severo, Richard (3 August 1997). "William S. Burroughs Dies at 83; Member of the Beat Generation Wrote 'Naked Lunch'". The New York Times. p. 1 35. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Joyce Dingwell - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Harald Kihle". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  8. ^ "James Krüss - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  9. ^ Herszenhorn, David M. (4 August 1997). "Fela, 58, Dissident Nigerian Musician, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  10. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (6 August 1997). "F. E. Smith, 79, Congressman Ousted Over Moderate Views". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Ricardo Muñoz Suay - DB~e". dbe.rah.es (in Spanish). Real Academia de la Historia. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  12. ^ "Peter A. Carruthers - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  13. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (8 August 1997). "Joan Erikson Is Dead at 95; Shaped Thought on Life Cycles". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Olympedia – Mladen Koščak". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  15. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (7 August 1997). "Horace Bristol, 88; Depicted War and Poverty". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  16. ^ "Dick Bush". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  17. ^ Whitney, Craig R. (5 August 1997). "Jeanne Calment, World's Elder, Dies at 122". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  18. ^ "Tom Eckersley - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  19. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (12 August 1997). "Nicholas J. Hoff, 91, Developer Of an Aluminum Skin for Jets". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  20. ^ "Gene Johnson Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  21. ^ "Ariel Maughan Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  22. ^ "Ray Renfro Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  23. ^ Dobrzynski, Judith H. (8 August 1997). "Sidney Simon, Sculptor, 80; Founded School". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  24. ^ Stout, David (6 August 1997). "Clarence M. Kelley, Director of F.B.I. in the 70's, Dies at 85". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  25. ^ "Poul Møller". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  26. ^ Strauss, Neil (8 August 1997). "Don Steele, 61, Disk Jockey Known for His Patter". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  27. ^ Lambert, Bruce (6 August 1997). "Michael J. Tully Jr., 64, Senator Who Fought for a Smoking Ban". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  28. ^ "Lance Barnard - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  29. ^ Edward A., Gargan (7 August 1997). "For Relatives Of Victims, Anger Adds To Anguish". The New York Times. p. A9. Retrieved 29 March 2022.
  30. ^ Childs, David (13 August 1997). "Obituary: Professor Jurgen Kuczynski". The Independent. London. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  31. ^ "Olympedia – John Porter". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  32. ^ "Samuel Paul Welles". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  33. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (24 August 1997). "Kay Halle, 93, an Intimate of Century's Giants". The New York Times. p. 1 33. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  34. ^ "Volker Prechtel - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  35. ^ "Orville H. Hampton". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  36. ^ "Plato Malozemoff, 88, Retired Executive". The New York Times. 18 August 1997. p. B 8. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  37. ^ Muschamp, Herbert (9 August 1997). "Paul Rudolph Is Dead at 78; Modernist Architect of the 60's". The New York Times. p. 1 50. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  38. ^ "Doug Adams Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  39. ^ "Olympedia – Max Bloesch". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  40. ^ "Gabriel Cattand - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  41. ^ Diana Jean Schemo (11 August 1997). "Herbert Jose de Souza, 60, Champion of Brazil's Poor". The New York Times. p. B5. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  42. ^ "Olympedia – Ilpo Koskela". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  43. ^ Herszenhorn, David M. (12 August 1997). "Peter Braestrup, 68, Library of Congress Editor". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  44. ^ Muschamp, Herbert (18 August 1997). "William H. Jordy, 79, Architectural Historian". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  45. ^ "Jean-Claude Lauzon - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  46. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (15 August 1997). "Carlton Moss, 88, Who Filmed The Black Experience, Dies". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  47. ^ Kozinn, Allan (12 August 1997). "Conlon Nancarrow Dies at 84; Composed for the Player Piano". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  48. ^ "Olympedia – Miksa Bondi". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  49. ^ "Bert McTaggart - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  50. ^ "Frank Pearson Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  51. ^ "l'Humanité". DÉCÈS DE JACQUES ROBERT (in French). Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  52. ^ "Luther Allison". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  53. ^ Glueck, Grace (15 August 1997). "Anna Balakian, 82, a Professor of Comparative Literature". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  54. ^ Corio, Ray (13 August 1997). "Rex Barney, 72, Dodger Pitcher; Threw a No-Hitter for Brooklyn". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  55. ^ "Gösta Bohman". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  56. ^ Loke, Margarett (15 August 1997). "Jack Delano, 83; Depicted the Depression". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  57. ^ "Robert Hetzron". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  58. ^ "Abe Newborn, Theatrical Agent, 77". The New York Times. 23 August 1997. p. 1 10. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  59. ^ "Conrad von Molo - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  60. ^ "Vladimir Gribov". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  61. ^ "Robert Leggett - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  62. ^ Barron, James (14 August 1997). "Emil Mosbacher Dies at 75; Yachtsman and Nixon Official". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  63. ^ "Harlow Rothert". olympedia.org. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  64. ^ "Marjorie Lynette Sigley - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  65. ^ "Carel Weight - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  66. ^ "John Elliot". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  67. ^ Zinko, Carolyne (19 August 1997). "UCSF Researcher's Death Stuns Friends / She fell while crossing river in Alaska". SFGate. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  68. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (19 August 1997). "Fred C. Galda, 79, Retired Judge". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  69. ^ "George Pfister Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  70. ^ "Guido Vincenzi". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  71. ^ "Ida Gerhardt". biografischportaal.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  72. ^ Pace, Eric (18 August 1997). "Ray Heatherton, 88, TV's 'Merry Mailman'". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  73. ^ "Lubka Kolessa". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  74. ^ "Olympedia - Laurie Morgan". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  75. ^ "Çesk Zadeja". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  76. ^ Pareles, Jon (18 August 1997). "Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, 48, Pakistani Sufi Singer". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  77. ^ Lorefice, Mike (19 August 1997). "The Tragic Death of Plum Mariko". Quebrada.net. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  78. ^ "Reynolds, Donn Biography". citizenfreak.com. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  79. ^ "Roger Vrigny". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  80. ^ Farnsworth, Clyde H. (20 August 1997). "Burnum Burnum, 61, Fighter For Australia's Aborigines". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  81. ^ "Secondo Magni". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  82. ^ "Don Owens Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  83. ^ Hilchey, Tim (1 September 1997). "Richard Skalak, 74, Pioneer In Bioengineering, Is Dead". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  84. ^ "Don Knight". variety.com. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  85. ^ "Harry R. Wellman - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  86. ^ "Cathleen Cordell, Actress, Dead at 81". The New York Times. 30 August 1997. p. 1 52. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  87. ^ "Jim Karcher Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  88. ^ "Mario Velarde". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  89. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (22 August 1997). "Norris E. Bradbury, 88, Chief Of Los Alamos Atomic Center". The New York Times. p. D 17. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  90. ^ Gussow, Mel (21 August 1997). "William Humphrey, 73, Writer Of Novels About Rural Texas". The New York Times. p. D 19. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  91. ^ Sterngold, James (21 August 1997). "Leo Jaffe, Hollywood Deal Maker, Dies at 88". The New York Times. p. D 19. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  92. ^ "Bob Switzer - Library of Congress". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  93. ^ Caistor, Nick (August 26, 1997). "Obituary: Misael Pastrana". The Independent. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  94. ^ "Olympedia – Somers Cox". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  95. ^ "William Henry Jopling". rcplondon.ac.uk. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  96. ^ D.Nevil (22 August 1997). "Obituary: Yuri Nikulin". The Independent. Retrieved 26 July 2020.
  97. ^ "Infante Álvaro, Duke of Galliera - DB~e". dbe.rah.es (in Spanish). Real Academia de la Historia. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  98. ^ "James K. Johnson". Veteran Tributes. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  99. ^ "François Lachenal". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  100. ^ "Eduardo Lopes". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  101. ^ "Olympedia – Matti Sippala". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  102. ^ "Robin Skelton". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  103. ^ Pace, Eric (25 August 1997). "Mary L. Smith, Only Woman To Lead G.O.P., Dies at 82". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  104. ^ "Roy Zimmerman Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  105. ^ "Mike Calhoun Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  106. ^ Goldstein, Richard (26 August 1997). "Buddy Hassett, 85, Ballplayer". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  107. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (2 September 1997). "Lucy S. Howorth, 102, Dies; Lawyer, Politician, Suffragist". The New York Times. p. D 15. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  108. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (30 August 1997). "John C. Kendrew Dies at 80; Biochemist Won Nobel in '62". The New York Times. p. 1 52. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  109. ^ "Jean Poperen". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  110. ^ Stout, David (30 August 1997). "Jan Sejna, 70, Ex-Czech General and Defector". The New York Times. p. 1 52. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  111. ^ "Werner Abrolat - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  112. ^ Galdi, Andrea (26 August 1997). "LA TRAGEDIA DI ANCILOTTO 'MA E' UNA MORTE ASSURDA'" [The tragedy of Ancilotto 'But it is an absurd death']. la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 10 August 2021.
  113. ^ "Hardial Bains, the national leader of the Communist Party". The Associated Press. 27 August 1997. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  114. ^ "Tete Montoliu". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  115. ^ Honan, William H. (26 August 1997). "E. F. Shannon Jr., 79, Dies; Forceful Chief of U. of Virginia". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  116. ^ Sims, Calvin (29 August 1997). "Clodomiro Almeyda, 74, Ally Of Allende Jailed by Pinochet". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  117. ^ "Mauro Cristofani". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  118. ^ "Peter Dews - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  119. ^ "Carl Jacobi, 89; Wrote Spooky Tales". The New York Times. 30 August 1997. p. 1 52. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  120. ^ "Füreya Koral - Library of Congress". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  121. ^ Riding, Alan (12 September 1997). "Robert Pinget, 78, a Master Of the Nouveau Roman, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  122. ^ "Frauendatenbank fembio.org". fembio.org (in German). Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  123. ^ "Marcello Aliprandi". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  124. ^ Estrada, Louie (28 August 1997). "Real Estate Executive Brendan McCarthy Dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved 29 July 2020.[dead link]
  125. ^ "Sotiria Bellou - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  126. ^ "Sally Blane, 87, Veteran Film Actress". The New York Times. 7 September 1997. p. 1 52. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  127. ^ "Johannes Edfelt". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  128. ^ "Samuel A. Peeples". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  129. ^ Carter, Bill (28 August 1997). "Brandon Tartikoff, Former NBC Executive Who Transformed TV in the 80's, Dies at 48". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  130. ^ "Frank Bencriscutto - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  131. ^ Gussow, Mel (30 August 1997). "Joyce Ebert, 64, Prolific Actress In Stage Roles Large and Small". The New York Times. p. 1 52. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  132. ^ "Peter Springett". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
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  135. ^ "Professor Dr. Rudolf Pichlmayr gestorben". idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (in German). Christa Möller. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  136. ^ "John D. Craig; Photographer of Underwater Scenes, TV Host", Los Angeles Times, 12 September 1997, Retrieved 29 July 2020
  137. ^ "Frunze Dovlatyan". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  138. ^ "Toshiya Fujita". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  139. ^ "Olympedia – Dale Lewis". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  140. ^ "Will Hare, 81, a Founder of Actors Studio". The New York Times. 16 September 1997. p. D 23. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  141. ^ "Olympedia – Heinz Kaufmann". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  142. ^ Broder, John M. (15 September 1997). "John Leddy, 83, Senior Official Faced McCarthy". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  143. ^ Variety Staff (September 10, 1997). "Lotus Weinstock". Variety. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  144. ^ "Princess Diana Dies in Car Crash". Quad-City Times. 31 August 1997. Retrieved 6 April 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  145. ^ "Frauendatenbank fembio.org". fembio.org (in German). Retrieved April 6, 2022.
  146. ^ Ibrahim, Youssef M. (31 August 1997). "Emad al-Fayed, 41, a Friend, Dies in the Crash With Diana". The New York Times. p. 131. Retrieved 11 July 2020.