July 1927 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Hans Eklund, Swedish composer, born in Sandviken (d. 1999)
  • Jul 2 Brock Peters, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 6 Charles Whittenberg, composer
  • Jul 6 Nilo Soruco, Bolivian songwriter (d. 2004)
  • Jul 7 Charlie Louvin, Rainsville Ala, country singer (Louvin Brothers)
  • Jul 7 Doc Severinson, [Carl], bandleader/trumpeter on the Tonight Show, born in Arlington, Oregon
  • Jul 11 Herbert Blomstedt, American conductor, born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • Jul 18 Carlo Franci, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jul 18 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), born in Breig (d. 2015)
  • Jul 20 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor/composer
  • Jul 21 Stefan Niculescu, composer
  • Jul 24 Wilfred Josephs, composer
  • Jul 25 Stanley Dancer, harness racer (4 Hambletonians, 3 Trot Triple Crown)
  • Jul 27 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)