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Birthdays in Music in July 1911

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Alvino Rey, American orchestra leader (King Family), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • Jul 6 Laverne Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), born in Mound, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • Jul 7 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italian composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • Jul 7 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1996)
  • Jul 8 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)

Person of interestGinger Rogers

Jul 16 Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Kitty Foyle), born in Independence, Missouri (d. 1995)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Jul 20 William Dillard, trumpeter/singer
  • Jul 29 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Bansk√° Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
  • Jul 31 George Liberace, American violinist (Liberace Show), born in Menasha, Wisconsin (d. 1983)

About July 1911

How Old? 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)