July 1897 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 5 Paul Ben-Haim [Frankenburger], Israeli composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1984)
  • Jul 11 Johnny Marvin, American jazz, pop, and country ukulele player, singer, and vaudevillian, born in Butler Oklahoma Territory (d. 1944)
  • Jul 25 Hermann Ambrosius, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1983)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 12 Félix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, dies at 78