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Birthdays in Music in July 1943

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Jeff Wayne, American-British musician and composer, born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York
  • Jul 3 Judith Durham, Australian singer (The Seekers), born in Essendon, Victoria
  • Jul 4 Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 4 Conny Bauer, German musician, born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Jul 5 Robbie Robertson [Jamie], Canadian-American singer-songwriter and rock guitarist (The Band), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 7 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • Jul 10 Jerry Miller, American songwriter and rock guitarist (Moby Grape), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 11 Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician

Person of interestChristine McVie

Jul 12 Christine McVie, English rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me), born in Bouth, England

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
  • Jul 13 Danny Lockin, Lanai, Hawaii, actor/dancer (Hello Dolly), (d. 1977)
  • Jul 18 Robin McDonald, Scottish rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas), born in Nairn, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Jul 20 Dennis Yost, vocalist (The Classics IV), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Jul 21 Henry McCullough, Irish guitarist (Wings), born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 23 Tony Joe White, American rocker (Polk Salad Annie), born in Oak Grove, Louisiana (d. 2018)
  • Jul 25 Jim McCarty, English rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jul 25 Roy Acuff Jr., American country musician, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jul 25 Tom Dawes, American rock musician and composer who wrote music for commercial jingles ("Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz” for Alka-Seltzer and “7Up, the Uncola”), born in Albany, New York (d. 2007)

Person of interestMick Jagger

Jul 26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • Jul 26 Roger Smalley, British-Australian composer, born in Swinton, Lancashire (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 Allan Ramsey, American rocker (Gary Lewis & the Playboys-This Diamond Ring) (d. 1985)
  • Jul 28 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Jul 28 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • Jul 31 Lobo [Kent Lavoie], American singer-songwriter, born in Tallahassee, Florida

About July 1943

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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