On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1953

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Nanci Griffith, American singer and songwriter (Poet in My Window), born in Seguin, Texas
  • Jul 7 Lynval Golding, rocker (Fun Boy Three)
  • Jul 9 Margie Gillis, Canadian dancer and choreographer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 10 Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 11 Benny DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Jul 14 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], American model, singer, and Playboy playmate (Nov 1974), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Jul 20 Marcia Hines, American-born Australian singer
  • Jul 21 Eric Bazilian, American musician (The Hooters), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 22 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
  • Jul 24 Jon Faddis, American jazz trumpeter and educator, born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 26 Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 28 Steve Duncan, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Person of interestGeddy Lee

Jul 29 Geddy Lee, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Geddy Lee
Singer-Songwriter
Geddy Lee
  • Jul 31 Hugh McDowell, British cellist (Electric Light Orchestra), born in Hampstead, London

About July 1953

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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