On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1915

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Hoochie Coochie Man"), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 1992)
  • Jul 4 Jimmie Rogers, singer (Sugar Hill Time), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 6 Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist and composer (Vague et Sillon), born in Binche, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Jul 9 David Leo Diamond, American composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 17 Esther Williamson Ballou, composer
  • Jul 18 Jane Frazee [Mary Jane Frehse], American actress, singer, and dancer (Beautiful But Broke, Beulah), born in Duluth, Minnesota (d. 1985)
  • Jul 21 Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist
  • Jul 27 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1982)

About July 1915

How Old? 104 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)