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Birthdays in Music in July 1918

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, born in Giza (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 George Rochberg, American composer (Concord Quartet), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Jul 6 Eugene List, American concert pianist and teacher (Eastman School of Music), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 9 Herbert Brün, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Jul 14 Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 16 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor [Okey Ka Fairy Ko!], born in San Pablo, Laguna, Philippine Islands (d. 1989)
  • Jul 20 Cindy Walker, American singer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 24 Ruggiero Ricci, American composer and violinist (Paganini), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, born in Hailuoto, Finland (d. 1972)
  • Jul 27 Leonard Rose, American concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1984)
  • Jul 30 Joe Daley, American jazz tenor, clarinet and flute player, born in Salem, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Jul 31 Hank Jones, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2010)

About July 1918

How Old? 101 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)