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Munchkin Coroner: Peace Out

He’s really most sincerely dead: Meinhardt Raabe, who played the singing Munchkin coroner in The Wizard of Oz, has died at age 94. He passed on in Florida, where he lived in a retirement community.

Raabe was born in 1915, so he was about 22 when the film was shot. TV Guide says he used the money from the shoot to pay for college.  Here’s his big moment:

Good night, Mr. Raabe, wherever you are.

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