July 1930 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 3 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (Bavarian State Orchestra 1968-97), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • Jul 3 Pete Fountain, jazz clarinetist (Lawrence Welk TV show 1957-59), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Jul 5 Yutaka Makino, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul 7 Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist
  • Jul 9 Buddy Bregman, American orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 10 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Aracati, CearĂ¡, Brazil (d. 1982)
  • Jul 14 Eric Norman Stokes, composer
  • Jul 14 Polly Bergen [Nellie Burgin], American actress, singer, television host, and writer (Rhoda-Winds of War, The Helen Morgan Story), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Jul 16 John Everett Watts, American composer, born in Maryville, Tennessee (d. 1982)
  • Jul 17 Ryohei Hirose, composer
  • Jul 18 Siegfried Kurz, German conductor and composer, born in Dresden
  • Jul 20 Sally Ann Howes, British singer and actress (Truly Scrumptious-Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Brigadoon), born in London, England
  • Jul 21 Anand Bakshi, Indian lyricist (d. 2002)
  • Jul 22 Leoncjusz Ciuciura, composer
  • Jul 25 Maureen Forrester, Canadian operatic contralto (Ressurection Symphony), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • Jul 25 Annie Ross, British-American jazz singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross), born in London
  • Jul 27 Andy [Andrew] White, Scottish drummer, drummed on early Beatles records ("Love Me Do" and "P.S. I Love You"), born in Glasgow (d. 2015)
  • Jul 28 David "Junior" Kimbrough, American bluesman, born in Hudsonville, Mississippi (d. 1998)
  • Jul 29 Paul Taylor, dancer/choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company) [or 6/5]

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 15 Leopold von Auer, Hungarian-American violinist, dies at 85
  • Jul 29 Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69