July 1933 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 1 Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden
  • Jul 22 Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida" at the New York Hippodrome, becoming the 1st black female opera singer to perform in the US

Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 25 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 David Benjamin Lewin, composer
  • Jul 9 Nodar Gabunia, Georgian composer, born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 2000)
  • Jul 10 Jerry Herman, American composer (Hello Dolly), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 14 Del Reeves, singer and guitarist
  • Jul 15 Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • Jul 15 Julian Bream, guitarist
  • Jul 16 Sollie McElroy, R&B singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops), born in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Raymond Murray Schafer, Canadian composer (Patria), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Jul 20 Buddy Knox, American rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), born in Happy, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Jul 20 Jose Vicente Asuar, composer
  • Jul 26 Lance Percival, actor/singer (Darling Lili, Our Miss Fred)
  • Jul 27 Nick Reynolds, folk musician (The Kingston Trio), born in San Diego, California

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds broadway singer Hannah Williams (22)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 6 Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 15 Freddie Keppard, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Jul 23 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 29 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73