July 1908 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Peter Anders, German opera singer
  • Jul 6 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor

Person of interestLouis Jordan

Jul 8 Louis Jordan, American musician, songwriter and bandleader (Caldonia), born in Brinkley, Arkansas (d. 1975)

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  • Jul 12 Johan Franco, Dutch composer, born Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • Jul 17 Rudolf Petzold, composer
  • Jul 20 Gunnar de Frumerie, composer
  • Jul 24 Cootie Williams, American trumpeter (d. 1985)
  • Jul 25 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian musician (d. 2003)
  • Jul 28 Zbigniew Turski, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 10 Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer and organist, dies at 69
  • Jul 14 William Mason, composer, dies at 79
  • Jul 18 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), dies at 83
  • Jul 20 Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, dies at 62