Date of Death between 1911-01-01 and 1911-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gustav Mahler

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. His musical output comprised mainly of symphonic and song cycles requiring mammoth orchestras and often choruses. Sadly, Mahler never experienced popularity as a ...

2. W.S. Gilbert

Soundtrack | Star Trek: Insurrection

William Schwenck Gilbert was born in London on November 18, 1836, to William Gilbert, a retired naval surgeon, and his wife Anne. The Gilberts would add three younger girls to the brood: Jane, Maud and Florence. His parents were cold and distant, with prickly characters. Stern and unyielding, they ...

3. Antoine Lumière

Self | Départ en voiture

In 1860 Antoine Lumière left his hometown in the Haute-Saône to set up a photography business in Besançon. His first son, Auguste was born in 1862, and the second, Louis, arrived two years later. In 1870 Antoine moved to Lyons with his family and opened a new workshop. Over the next 10 years he ...

4. Carrie Nation

Self | Kansas Saloon Smashers

People's recollections of Carrie Nation range from a female evangelical prophetess, to raving lunatic. Carry Amelia Moore was born into a family that operated a sharecropping plantation, that was in central Kentucky, on November 25, 1846. As a young woman she was unusually tall and not very pretty....

6. H. Kyrle Bellew

Actor | Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

H. Kyrle Bellew was born on March 28, 1850 in Prescot, Lancashire, England as Harold Kyrle Money Bellew. He was an actor, known for Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905), The Great Sword Combat on the Stairs (1902) and A Gentleman of France (1905). He was married to Eugènie Marie Séraphie Le Grand. ...

7. David Graham Phillips

Writer | The Grain of Dust

The son of a leading figure in 19th-century Madison, WI, David Graham Phillips first made his mark as a reporter in Cincinnati and New York (which included an editorial position at The New York World). Unjustly neglected today, Phillips achieved considerable fame as a muckraker, his most notable ...

8. Francis Boggs

Director | The Coquette

Francis Boggs is an obscure figure in the history of cinema, but an important one. It was he who brought the movies to Los Angeles in 1909 when he established a permanent L. A. film studio for the Chicago-based Selig Polyscope Company. In a four-year film career he wrote and directed nearly 200 ...

10. Quanah Parker

Self | The Bank Robbery

Quanah Parker was born in 1845 in Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma, USA. He died on February 23, 1911 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

13. Charles Battell Loomis

Writer | Up from the Depths

Charles Battell Loomis was a humorist, author and lecturer remembered for his satirical take on life in America. He was the son of Charles Battell and Mary Worthington Loomis. Loomis was born in Brooklyn, NY, where his father worked as an insurance agent. As a young man Loomis dropped out of the ...

14. George Sanger

Self | Lord George Sanger in Queen Anne's Coach

George Sanger was married to Ellen Chapman. He died on November 28, 1911 in London, England.

15. Arthur Marvin

Cinematographer | Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Birth year sometimes given as 1861.

17. Albert Brighton

Actor | Sleepy Hollow

Albert Brighton was an actor, known for Sleepy Hollow (1911), The Bridal Trail (1911) and At Cedar Ridge (1911). He was married to Bessie Meithan. He died on July 11, 1911 in Staten Island, New York, USA.

18. James Allen Bland

Soundtrack | The Back-up Plan

James Bland was an African-American musician and composer who wrote many songs about the American South for use in minstrel shows. His most famous was Carry Me Back to Old Virginny (1878), which became the official State Song of Virginia, being retired in 1997 due to racial controversies. Bland was...

19. John Strange Winter

Writer | Goodbye

Was actually a woman (Henrietta Stannard) writing under a male pseudonym.

20. Winfield S. Schley

Self | Admiral Dewey Leading Land Parade, No. 2

Winfield S. Schley was born on October 9, 1839 as Winfield Scott Schley. He was married to Annie Rebecca Franklin. He died on October 2, 1911.

21. Charles Allan

Actor | Princess Clementina

Charles Allan was born on September 16, 1852 in Chislehurst, Kent, England. He was an actor, known for Princess Clementina (1911). He died on February 11, 1911 in London, England.

24. Pieter Cronje

Self | Cronje's Surrender to Lord Roberts

Pieter Cronje was born on October 4, 1836 in Colesberg, Cape Colony. He was married to Hester Cronje. He died on February 4, 1911 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal, South Africa.

25. Verner Clarges

Actor | A Yorkshire School

Verner Clarges, born in Bath, Somerset in 1846, began on stage in England then America from the 1870's. fine British bald gentleman who starred and supported in many American drama films under the direction of D.W. Griffith at the Biograph Film Company from 1909, the first was 'Was Justice Served? ...

26. Paul Lafargue

Writer | Prodannyy appetit

His paternal grandmother was a mulatto; paternal grandfather was French; his maternal grandfather was a French Jew; his maternal grandmother was a Carib Indian.

27. Robert Gemp

Actor | Richard III

Robert Gemp was an actor, known for The Life and Death of King Richard III (1912). He died in October 1911.

29. Lewis Strang

Self | Grand Prix Motor Racing

Lewis Strang was born on August 7, 1884 in Amsterdam, New York, USA as Lewis Putnam Strang. He was married to Jennie Louise Spalding. He died on July 20, 1911 in Blue River, Wisconsin, USA.

31. Agnes Günther

Writer | Die Heilige und ihr Narr

Wife of the theologian and vicar Rudolf Günther (1859-1936) and mother of two sons: Max Rudolf Hermann Gerhard Günther (1889-1976), author of works on German folklore, war, theology, and politics, and a member of the Nazi party; and Albrecht Erich Günther (1893-1942), also a writer.

32. Lidia Balogh

Self | A táncz

Lidia Balogh was born in 1870. She died on May 17, 1911 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.

33. Gustaf Fröding

Writer | Tone Bengtssons litteraturhistoria

Gustaf Fröding was born on August 22, 1860 in Alster, Värmland, Sweden. He was a writer, known for Tone Bengtssons litteraturhistoria (1966), Sigh, Rushes, Sigh (2018) and In My Youth (2015). He died on February 8, 1911 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

34. Frithiof Strömberg

Actor | Järnbäraren

Frithiof Strömberg was born on August 25, 1878 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Järnbäraren (1911), Regina von Emmeritz och konung Gustaf II Adolf (1910) and Emigrant (1910). He died on June 6, 1911 in Stockholm.

38. Karl Hoschna

Soundtrack | Everyone Says I Love You

Songwriter ("Girl of My Dreams"), composer, oboist and arranger, educated at the Vienna Conservatory (Grand prize). He was an oboist in the Austrian army band, and he came to the USA in 1896, eventually playing in the Victor Herbert orchestra. He became an arranger for Witmark Music, and wrote the ...

41. Antonio Fogazzaro

Writer | Malombra

Italian novelist Antonio Fogazzaro was born in Vicenza, Italy, in 1842. His parents were opposed to the Austrian occupation of northern Italy, and their political activities came to the attention of the occupation authorities, forcing the family to flee into exile to southern Italy. As a young man ...

45. Cornelius Bliss

Self | Republican National Committee of 1900

Cornelius Bliss was born on January 26, 1833 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA as Cornelius Newton Bliss. He died on October 9, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA.

47. Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin

Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin was born on April 14, 1862 in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony. He died on September 18, 1911 in Kiev, Russian Empire [now Ukraine].

48. William Mollison

Actor | King John

William Mollison was born on October 27, 1859 in Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire, Scotland. He was an actor, known for King John (1899). He was married to Evelyn McNay. He died on December 19, 1911 in Broughty Ferry, Fofarshire, Scotland.

49. Prins Hans

Self | De kongelige skal fotograferes

Prins Hans was born on December 5, 1825 in Schloß Gottorp, Schleswig, Germany. He died on May 27, 1911 in Det Gule Palæ, Copenhagen, Denmark.

50. Robert Tressell

Writer | Theatre 625

Although born Robert Croker, from the age of 16 he started calling himself Robert Noonan, taking his mother's surname.


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