Deaths in April 2004
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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 2004.
- Paul Atkinson, 58, British guitarist.
- Aaron Bank, 101, "Father of Special Forces".
- Annette Daniels, 42, American opera singer.
- Enrique Grau, 83, Colombian painter and sculptor.
- Arthur Halestrap, 105, British World War I soldier and centenarian.
- Sylvia Law, 73, British town planner.
- Charles St Clair, 17th Lord Sinclair, 89, British aristocrat and courtier.
- Carrie Snodgress, 57, American actress.
- Nilo Soruco, 76, Bolivian singer-songwriter.
- John Diamond, Baron Diamond, 96, British life peer.
- Gabriella Ferri, 62, Italian singer.
- Sir Martin Le Quesne, 86, British diplomat.
- Nagaraja Rao, 89-90, Indian cricket umpire
- Gito Baloi, 39, Southern African musician.
- George Bamberger, 80, former major league pitcher and manager.
- Sir Alwyn Williams, 82, British geologist.
- Austin Willis, 87, Canadian actor and television host.
- Roger Dee, 89, American author.
- Larisa Bogoraz, 74, Russian dissident and human rights activist.
- Ken Johnson, 81, American baseball player.
- Kelucharan Mohapatra, 77, traditional Indian Odissi dancer.
- Maureen Potter, 79, Irish actress.
- Robert Sangster, 67, British racehorse owner.
- Adrian Beers, 88, British double bass player.
- Chief Bey, 90, American jazz percussionist and African folklorist.
- Bruce Edwards, 49, caddy of golfer Tom Watson.
- Hans Guido Mutke, 83, Polish fighter pilot who claimed to be the first to break the sound barrier, complications during a heart valve operation.
- Lélia Abramo, 93, Celebrity Brazilian actress, and one of the founders of President Lula da Silva's Workers Party - Obituary in Portuguese .
- Harry Babbitt, 90, singer.
- Kevin Briggs, 65, New Zealand cricketer
- Tom Lewis, 85, British obstetrician.
- Lou Berberet, 74, former Major League Baseball catcher.
- Jacek Kaczmarski, 47, Polish poet and singer, the bard of Solidarity.
- Ben Pimlott, 58, British historian.
- Sakip Sabanci, 71, Turkish businessman.
- Stan Darling, Canadian politician
- David Fowler, 66, British mathematician.
- Csaba Horváth, 74, Chemical engineer and scientist.
- Caron Keating, 41, British television presenter.
- Sir John Roxburgh, 84, British admiral.
- Jason Dunham, 22, American marine, used his body and helmet to shield others from a grenade explosion.
- Hans Gmür, 77, Swiss theatre author, director, composer and producer.
- Mitsuteru Yokoyama, 69, Japanese manga artist.
- Wilmot N. Hess, American physicist
- Geraint Howells, 79, Welsh politician.
- Edmond Pidoux, 95, Swiss author.
- Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, 56, Hamas leader.
- Soundarya, 32, Indian film actress.
- Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, 83, long-time Prime Minister and President of Fiji.
- Tim Burstall, 76, Australian film director and producer.
- Jim Cantalupo, 60, CEO of McDonald's.
- Philip Locke, 76, British actor.
- Norris McWhirter, 78, founder of the Guinness Book of Records.
- Frank B. Morrison, 98, former Governor of Nebraska.
- John Maynard Smith, 84, British biologist.
- Patrick Gibson, Baron Gibson, 88, British publisher and arts administrator.
- Ian Robinson, 69, British writer and publisher.
- Al Stiller, 80, American Olympic cyclist
- Karl Hass, 91, German SS officer and convicted war criminal.
- Mary McGrory, 85, American journalist and columnist.
- Arthur Roberts, 91, American physicist.
- Pat Tillman, 27, former NFL player (Arizona Cardinals), Army Ranger, killed in action by friendly fire.
- Len Vale-Onslow, British motorcycle maker
- Betty Clay, 87, British Scouter, daughter of Robert Baden-Powell.
- Estée Lauder, 97, cosmetics products pioneer.
- Brian Manning, 76, British historian.
- Des Warren, 66, British trade unionist.
- Willie Watson, 84, English cricketer.
- J. V. Somayajulu, 75, Indian theatre and film actor
- Dooland Buultjens, 70, Sri Lankan cricket umpire.
- Thom Gunn, 74, British poet.
- Feridun Karakaya, 76, Turkish actor.
- Robert Clark Jones, 87, American physicist.
- LeRoy Myers, 84, American tap dancer.
- John Anthony Parsons, 66, British sports journalist.
- Gunther E. Rothenberg, 90, German-born American historian.
- Hubert Selby Jr., 75, author of "Last Exit to Brooklyn".
- Claude Williams, 96, American jazz musician.
- Gleason Archer, 87, American theologian.
- David Jenkinson, 69, British railway modeller and historian.
- Roy Walford, 79, American dietician and author.
- Johannes Berg, 47, cornerstone of Norwegian science fiction fandom.
- John Henniker-Major, 8th Baron Henniker, 88, British diplomat and aristocrat.
- Nick Joaquin, 86, writer and Philippine national artist.
- Heather Brigstocke, Baroness Brigstocke, 74, British educator.
- Kioumars Saberi Foumani, 62, also known as Gol-Agha, Iranian satirist.
- Jeffrey Alan Gray, 69, British psychiatrist.