July 1926 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Billy Usselton, saxophonist
  • Jul 2 Lee Allen, American tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee), born in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Jul 3 Johnny Coles, American jazz trumpeter (Little Johnny C), born in Trenton, New Jersey ( d. 1997)
  • Jul 5 Kenneth Gaburo, American composer, born in Somerville, New Jersey (d. 1993)
  • Jul 10 Carleton Carpenter, American actor, magician, songwriter, and novelist (Up Periscope, Summer Stock), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • Jul 11 Rodolfo Arizaga, composer
  • Jul 13 Meyer Kupferman, American composer (In Fimi Tres), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 14 Harry Dean Stanton,American actor, musician, and singer (Lucky, Alien, Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II), born in West Irvine, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • Jul 14 Jan Krenz, Polish conductor and composer, born in Włocławku, Poland
  • Jul 15 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer
  • Jul 19 Helen Gallagher, American singer, dancer and actress (Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 21 Queenie Watts [Mary Spenton], British singer and actress (Up the Junction, Holiday on the Buses), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • Jul 25 Teodor Grigoriu, Romanian composer, born in Galați, Romania (d. 2014)
  • Jul 28 Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 12 Charles Wood, composer, dies at 40