On This Day

Musicians Born in July 1917

  • Jul 6 Hugo Cole, composer and music critic, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Jul 7 Elton Britt, Marshall Ark, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree)
  • Jul 7 Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine, American country music singer, born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1980)
  • Jul 9 Ted Steele, American orchestra leader (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1985)
  • Jul 14 Arthur Leavins, English violinist, leader of the BBC Concert Orchestra (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Henri Salvador, French Caribbean singer, born in Cayenne, French Guiana (d. 2008)
  • Jul 24 Robert Farnon, Canadian composer and conductor, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • Jul 27 Moses Rascoe, American blues singer, born in Windsor, North Carolina (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Bourvil [André Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille), born in Prétot-Vicquemare, France (d. 1970)

About July 1917

How Old? 103 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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