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Deaths in April 2020

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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 2020.

Contents

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.

April 2020

1

  • Tony Anderson, 78, Australian footballer.[1]
  • Dušan Bartovič, 76, Slovak footballer, 1968 Olympics, Czechoslovak national team.[2]
  • Anne Hendricks Bass, 78, American investor and philanthropist.[3]
  • Branislav Blažić, 63, Serbian surgeon and politician, Minister of Environmental Protection (1998–2000), COVID-19.[4]
  • Peter Brooke, 90, American businessman.[5]
  • Jaxon Buell, 5, American microhydranencephaly victim.[6]
  • Zev Buffman, 89, Israeli theater producer, President and CEO of Ruth Eckerd Hall (2011–2018).[7]
  • Mario Chaldú, 77, Argentine footballer (Club Atlético Banfield, Racing Club, national team).[8]
  • Bruce Dawe, 90, Australian poet.[9]
  • Ricardo Díez Hochleitner, 91, Spanish economist and diplomat, president of the Club of Rome (1991-2000).[10]
  • David Driskell, 88, American visual artist and academic, COVID-19.[11]
  • Kevin Duffy, 87, American jurist, Judge of the U.S. District Court for Southern New York (1972-2016), COVID-19.[12]
  • Bernard Epin, 83, French writer and literary critic, COVID-19.[13]
  • Ed Farmer, 70, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies) and broadcaster, kidney disease.[14]
  • Edward L. Feightner, 100, American Navy officer and flying ace.[15]
  • Luiz Flávio Gomes, 62, Brazilian jurist, professor and politician, Deputy (since 2019), leukaemia.[16]
  • Sir James Learmonth Gowans, 95, British immunologist.[17]
  • Irving Greenfield, 91, American author.[18]
  • Nur Hassan Hussein, 82, Somali politician, Prime Minister (2007–2009), COVID-19.[19]
  • Martin Khor, 68, Malaysian journalist (The Star) and economist, executive director of the South Center (2009-2018), cancer.[20]
  • Philippe Malaurie, 95, French lawyer.[21]
  • Gérard Mannoni, 92, French sculptor.[22]
  • Ellis Marsalis Jr., 85, American jazz pianist, COVID-19.[23]
  • Roger Marshall, 86, English screenwriter.[24]
  • Ronn Matlock, 72, American singer and songwriter.[25]
  • Rüdiger Nehberg, 84, German human rights activist and survival expert.[26]
  • Floris Michael Neusüss, 83, German photographer.[27]
  • Richard Passman, 94, American aeronautical engineer and space scientist, COVID-19.[28]
  • Dirceu Pinto, 39, Brazilian Paralympic boccia player (2008, 2012, 2016), heart failure.[29]
  • Bucky Pizzarelli, 94, American jazz guitarist, COVID-19.[30]
  • Dieter Reith, 82, German pianist and organist.[31]
  • Harold Rubin, 87, South African-born Israeli jazz clarinettist.[32]
  • Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, 70, Mexican politician, Secretary of Communications and Transportation (2012-2018), stroke.[33]
  • Yvonne Schaloske, 68, Swedish actress (Rederiet).[34]
  • Adam Schlesinger, 52, American musician (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy) and songwriter ("That Thing You Do"), Emmy winner (2012, 2013, 2019), COVID-19.[35]
  • Amerigo Severini, 88, Italian cyclo-cross cyclist.[36]
  • Joe Tanner, 88, American baseball player.[37]
  • John Tydeman, 84, English radio producer and theater director.[38]
  • Dora Werzberg, 99, French nurse and social worker.[39]
  • Mahmoud Zakzouk, 86, Egyptian academic and politician, Minister of Awqaf (1995-2011).[40]

2

  • Mike Appleton, 83, British television producer (The Old Gray Whistle Test).[41]
  • Robert Beck, 83, American modern pentathlete, Olympic bronze medalist (1960) and Pan American champion (1963), complications from a head injury and COVID-19.[42]
  • Goyo Benito, 73, Spanish footballer (Real Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, national team), COVID-19.[43]
  • Ranko Borozan, 86, Bosnian footballer (Velež Mostar, Partizan, Red Star Belgrade).[44]
  • Patricia Bosworth, 86, American actress (The Nun's Story) and author, COVID-19.[45]
  • John B. Bryant, 72, American economist.[46]
  • Bernardita Catalla, 62, Filipino diplomat, ambassador to Lebanon (since 2017), COVID-19.[47]
  • Zaccaria Cometti, 83, Italian footballer (Atalanta), COVID-19.[48]
  • D'Arcy Coulson, 83, Canadian Olympic luger (1968).[49]
  • Oskar Fischer, 97, German politician, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the GDR (1975–1990).[50]
  • William Frankland, 108, British immunologist, COVID-19.[51]
  • François de Gaulle, 98, French missionary, COVID-19.[52]
  • Louis J. Gill, 80, American politician, member of the New Jersey General Assembly (1988-1992).[53]
  • Juan Giménez, 76, Argentine comic book artist (Heavy metal, Métal hurlant), COVID-19.[54]
  • Ron Graham, 93, English-Australian actor (Home and Away, Waterloo Station).[55]
  • Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg, 83, Norwegian politician, MP (1985–1989, since 2013), president of the IFRC (1997–2001).[56]
  • Gedale B. Horowitz, 87, American banker.[57]
  • Daniel Jacoby, 86, French lawyer and human rights activist.[58]
  • Walentyna Janta-Połczyńska, 107, Polish political exile.[59]
  • Anick Jesdanun, 51, American technology journalist (Associated Press), COVID-19.[60]
  • Nirmal Singh Khalsa, 67, Indian singer and priest (Darbar Sahib), COVID-19.[61]
  • Johannes van Knobelsdorff, 102, Dutch mayor (Goedereede, Stellendam, Sassenheim).[62]
  • Eddie Large, 78, British comedian (Little and Large), heart failure and COVID-19.[63]
  • João Marcos, 66, Brazilian footballer (Palmeiras, Grêmio), esophageal disease.[64]
  • Maeve Kennedy McKean, 40, American lawyer, health official and academic, drowning.[65]
  • James Megellas, 103, American military officer.[66]
  • Janez Mlinar, 78, Slovenian Olympic skier (1968).[67]
  • Manolo Navarro, 95, Spanish bullfighter, COVID-19.[68]
  • Feriha Öz, 87, Turkish academic and pathologist, COVID-19.[69]
  • Rodrigo Pesántez Rodas, 82, Ecuadorian writer and poet, COVID-19.[70]
  • Emmitt Peters, 79, American dog musher.[71]
  • Hans Reiss, 97, German-born Irish academic.[72]
  • Sergio Rossi, 84, Italian shoe designer (Sergio Rossi), COVID-19.[73]
  • Aaron Rubashkin, 92, American businessman, patriarch of the Rubashkin family, COVID-19.[74]
  • Paul Sauvé, 80, Canadian curler.[75]
  • George Shepperson, 98, British historian.[76]
  • Shamsur Rahman Sherif, 79, Bangladeshi politician, Minister of Land (2014–2019).[77]
  • Arnold Sowinski, 89, French footballer (RC Lens), COVID-19.[78]
  • Claudio Spies, 95, Chilean-born American composer.[79]
  • Carl Tacy, 87, American college basketball coach (Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Marshall Thundering Herd).[80]
  • Aptripel Tumimomor, 53, Indonesian politician, Regent of North Morowali (since 2016), COVID-19.[81]
  • Jan Veentjer, 82, Dutch Olympic field hockey player (1964).[82]
  • Mel Watkins, 87, Canadian political economist.[83]
  • Arthur Whistler, 75, American ethnobotanist and author, COVID-19.[84]
  • Keizo Yamada, 92, Japanese Olympic long-distance runner (1952).[85]
  • Jacques Yankel, 99, French artist.[86]

3

  • Yūtokutaishi Akiyama, 85, Japanese engraver and photographer.[87]
  • Robert Armstrong, Baron Armstrong of Ilminster, 93, British civil servant, Cabinet Secretary (1979–1987) and Lord Temporal (since 1998).[88]
  • Steven C. Beering, 87, German-born American physician and academic, President of Purdue University (1983-2000).[89]
  • Karel Beyers, 77, Belgian footballer.[90]
  • Helin Bölek, 28, Turkish singer (Grup Yorum), starvation following hunger strike.[91]
  • Arnold Demain, 92, American microbiologist, COVID-19.[92]
  • Henri Ecochard, 96, French military officer, COVID-19.[93]
  • Ira Einhorn, 79, American convicted murderer and fugitive.[94]
  • Giovanni Paolo Gibertini, 97, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Ales-Terralba (1983-1989) and Reggio Emilia-Guastalla (1989-1998).[95]
  • Bob Glanzer, 74, American politician, member of the South Dakota House of Representatives (since 2017), COVID-19.[96]
  • Alexander A. Gurshtein, 83, Russian astronomer.[97]
  • Francisco Hernando Contreras, 74, Spanish housing developer, COVID-19.[98]
  • Marguerite Lescop, 104, Canadian writer, COVID-19.[99]
  • George Mackie, 70, Scottish rugby union player (Highland RFC, national team), cancer.[100]
  • Hans Meyer, 94, South African actor (Colditz).[101]
  • Janet Mullarney, 68, Irish artist and sculptor.[102]
  • C. W. Nicol, 79, Welsh-born Japanese writer, cancer.[103]
  • Yoichi Nishimaru, 93, Japanese physician.[104]
  • Hans Prade, 81, Surinamese diplomat, COVID-19.[105]
  • Omar Quintana, 76, Ecuadorian politician and sports executive, President of the National Congress (2005), president of C.S. Emelec, COVID-19.[106]
  • Marcelle Ranson-Hervé, 90, French actress (Now Where Did the 7th Company Get to?, Robert et Robert), COVID-19.[107]
  • Francis Robicsek, 94, American cardio-thoracic surgeon.[108]
  • Tim Robinson, 85, English writer and cartographer, COVID-19.[109]
  • Joel Shatzky, 76, American writer and literary professor, complications of COVID-19.[110]
  • Yusuf Kenan Sönmez, 71-72, Turkish politician, MP (1987-1991), COVID-19.[111]
  • Arlene Stringer-Cuevas, 86, American politician, member of the New York City Council (1976–1977), COVID-19.[112]
  • Thio Gim Hock, 82, Singaporean Olympic water polo player (1956) and property developer, blood disease and kidney failure.[113]
  • Tweedy Bird Loc, 52, American rapper.[114]
  • Eric Verdonk, 60, New Zealand rower, Olympic bronze medalist (1988), cancer.[115]
  • Constand Viljoen, 86, South African general and politician, MP (1994-2001).[116]
  • Frida Wattenberg, 95, French resistance member, COVID-19.[117]

4

  • Barry Allen, 74, Canadian rock musician and record producer (Painter).[118]
  • Jerónimo Arango, 92-93, Mexican businessman (Walmart de México y Centroamérica).[119]
  • Arminsyah, 59, Indonesian prosecutor, Vice Attorney General (since 2017), traffic collision.[120]
  • Luis Eduardo Aute, 76, Filipino-born Spanish artist.[121]
  • Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath, 87, English politician and artist, Lord Temporal (1992–1999), COVID-19.[122]
  • Jay Benedict, 68, American actor (Foyle's War, Double team, The Dark Knight Rises), COVID-19.[123]
  • Philippe Bodson, 75, Belgian businessman and politician, Senator (1999-2003), COVID-19.[124]
  • Violet Brand, 91, English author.[125]
  • Timothy Brown, 82, American singer, actor (M * A * S * H), and football player (Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Colts), complications of dementia.[126]
  • Carol Burkett, 74, American drag racing driver.[127]
  • Rafael Leonardo Callejas Romero, 76, Honduran politician, President (1990-1994), cardiac arrest.[128]
  • Allyson Carlyle, 65, American scholar.[129]
  • Silvano Carroli, 81, Italian baritone.[130]
  • Irena Chalmers, 84, British-born American author and food commentator, esophageal cancer.[131]
  • Forrest Compton, 94, American actor (The Edge of Night, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., The F.B.I.), COVID-19.[132]
  • Tom Dempsey, 73, American football player (New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams), COVID-19.[133]
  • Mieczysław Długoborski, 89, Polish Olympic athlete (1952).[134]
  • Xavier Dor, 91, French embryologist and anti-abortion activist, COVID-19.[135]
  • Brian Falconer, 86, Australian footballer.[136]
  • Ken Farnum, 89, Barbadian-born Jamaican Olympic cyclist (1952), COVID-19.[137]
  • Lila Fenwick, 87, American lawyer and human rights advocate, COVID-19.[138]
  • Franz Födermayr, 86, Austrian musicologist.[139]
  • Patrick Francfort, 63, French drummer and singer (Gibson Brothers), COVID-19.[140]
  • Carlos González-Artigas, 72, Ecuadorian businessman, COVID-19.[141]
  • James Gooch, 85, American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.[142]
  • Bashirul Haq, 77, Bangladeshi architect.[143]
  • Alex Harvey, 79, American singer, songwriter and actor (Gettysburg, Fire down below, The Rainmaker).[144]
  • Arnold Heertje, 86, Dutch economist.[145]
  • Wlodzimierz Klonowski, 75, Polish biomedical physicist.[146]
  • Volodymyr Korolyuk, 94, Ukrainian mathematician.[147]
  • Carlo Leva, 90, Italian production designer and set decorator (The Cat o 'Nine Tails), heart attack.[148]
  • Vincent Lionti, 60, American violist and conductor, COVID-19.[149]
  • Leïla Menchari, 92, Tunisian decorator and designer (Hermès), COVID-19.[150]
  • Andrea Mitchell, 64, Australian politician, WA MLA