Manuel Puig (1932-1990)

Death: 22nd July 1990
Location: Cementerio de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Cause of death: Heart Attack

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Argentine author, best known for the novels La traición de Rita Hayworth / Betrayed by Rita Hayworth (1968), Boquitas pintadas / Heartbreak Tango (1969) and El beso de la mujer araña / Kiss of the Spider Woman (1976), which was made into a film by the Argentine-Brazilian director Héctor Babenco, and in 1993 into a Broadway musical.

Much of Puig's work can be seen as pop art, perhaps due to his work in film and television, Puig managed to create a writing style that incorporated elements of these mediums, such as montage and the use of multiple points of view. He also made much use of popular culture (for example, soap opera) in his works. In Latin American literary histories, he is presented as a writer who belongs to the Postboom and Post-modernist schools.

Æ (George William Russell) (1867–1935)

Death: 17th July 1935
Location: Mount Jerome Cemetery / Reilig Chnoc Ieróim, Harold's Cross, Dublin, Ireland

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Irish nationalist, writer, editor, critic, poet, and painter. His first book of poems, Homeward: Songs by the Way (1894), established him in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival. His collected poems were published in 1913, with a second edition in 1926.

Bernardas Brazdžionis (1907-2002)

 Death: 11th July 2002
Location: Petrašiūnai Cemetery / Petrašiūnų kapinės, Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuania
Photo taken by: Matasg

Lithuanian poet. In 1939 he was awarded the State literature prize for his poetry book Kunigaikščių miestas. Patriotic songs based on his poems were performed during the Singing Revolution in Lithuania; the complete edition of Brazdžionis' poetry, Poezijos pilnatis, was sold with great success. 

Erich Mühsam (1878-1934)

Death: 10th July 1934
Location: Waldfriedhof Dahlem, Berlin, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Germany 
Cause of death: Murdered at Oranienburg concentration camp
Photo taken by: Mutter Erde

German-Jewish antimilitarist anarchist essayist, poet and playwright. Also a cabaret performer, he achieved international prominence during the years of the Weimar Republic for works which, before Hitler came to power in 1933, condemned Nazism and satirized the future dictator. 
Mühsam was arrested on charges unknown in the early morning hours of 28 February 1933, within a few hours after the Reichstag fire in Berlin. Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi propaganda minister, labelled him as one of "those Jewish subversives." Over the next seventeen months, he would be imprisoned in the concentration camps at Sonnenburg, Brandenburg and finally, Oranienburg where Mühsam was tortured and murdered by the guards, his battered corpse found hanging in a toilet the next morning.

T. S. Stribling (Thomas Sigismund) (1881-1965)

Death: 8th July 1965
Location: Clifton Cemetery, Clifton, Wayne County, Tennessee, United States

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American writer and lawyer who won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1933 for his novel The Store. The Shore is the second book in The Vaiden Trilogy (The Forge (1931), The Store (1932), and Unfinished Cathedral (1934)) which follows three generations of the Vaiden family.