On This Day

July 1922 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jul 15 Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake's musical "Shuffle Along" closes on Broadway, July 15, 1922, after 504 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, Belarusian composer, born in Żyrardów, Poland (d. 2000)
  • Jul 6 Francisco Moncion, American dancer, born in La Vega, Dominican Republic (d. 1995)
  • Jul 7 Artie Malvin, American vocalist (Glenn Miller; Jimmy Dorsey), arranger and music director (Julie LaRosa; Pat Boone; Carol Burnett), born in New York City (d. 2006)
  • Jul 14 Peter Tranchell, British composer, born in Cuddalore, India (d. 1993)
  • Jul 14 Käbi Laretei, Estonian-Swedish concert pianist, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 2014)
  • Jul 20 Karel Krautgartner, Czech jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, arranger, composer, conductor and teacher, born in Mikulov, Moravia (d. 1982)
  • Jul 23 Stefans Grové, South African composer (Nonyana, The Ceremonial Dancer; Cyclops; Glimpses), born in Bethlehem, Orange Free State, Union of South Africa (d. 2014)
  • Jul 24 Leo Kraft, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 26 Andrzej Koszewski, Polish choral and orchestral composer, and musicologist, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 Bob Thiele, American record producer (Impulse! Records), born in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Jul 30 Zbigniew Wiszniewski, Polish composer, born in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland (d. 1999)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 25 Jarolslaw Zielinski, Polish-American concert pianist, taecher, and composer, dies at 75