Birthdays in Music in July 1916

  • Jul 7 Robert Stevens Baker, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 7 Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1989)

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes
  • Jul 9 Joe Liggins, US composer (Pink Champagne)
  • Jul 9 Sir Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Dick Cary, jazz Musician
  • Jul 11 Howard Brubeck, composer
  • Jul 17 Eleanor Steber, Wheeling WV, soprano (Metropolitan Opera-1940)
  • Jul 23 Ben Weber, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 24 Bob Eberly, Mechanicsville NY, singer (Jimmy Dorsey Band)
  • Jul 27 Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player
  • Jul 27 Siegfried Reda, composer
  • Jul 29 Charlie Christian, American jazz guitarist (d. 1942)