Birthdays in Music in July 1924

  • Jul 2 Rick Besoyan, composer
  • Jul 5 J├ínos Starker, Hungarian cellist, (d. 2013)
  • Jul 7 Dieter Nowka, composer
  • Jul 7 Mary Ford, [Colleen Summer], vocalist/actress (Queen of Outer Space)
  • Jul 8 Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Leonard Pennario, pianist (LA Philharmonic), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 9 Pierre Cochereau, composer
  • Jul 12 Jaap Geraedts, composer
  • Jul 13 Carlo Bergonzi, Italian singer
  • Jul 20 Mort Garson, Canadian composer
  • Jul 22 Margaret Whiting, American singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 24 Glenn Loren Glasow, composer
  • Jul 26 Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)
  • Jul 27 Otar Vasil'yevich Taktakishvili, composer
  • Jul 30 Christopher Shaw, composer