July 1929 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Gerd Zacher, German composer, born in Meppen (d. 2014)
  • Jul 9 Lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
  • Jul 9 Jesse McReynolds, American singer and mandolinist
  • Jul 11 Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
  • Jul 14 George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher
  • Jul 15 Charles Anthony [Caruso], tenor (2,928 performances at Metropolitan Opera), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 18 "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, R&B musician (I Put a Spell on You), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Jul 26 Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt-1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)
  • Jul 27 Marc Wilkinson, composer
  • Jul 30 Christine McGuire, Middletown Oh singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 Otto Taubmann, composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 22 Bror Beckman, composer, dies at 63