On This Day

July 1935 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 James Cotton, American blues vocalist and harmonica player, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 2017)
  • Jul 2 Gilbert Kalish, pianist/professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 8 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 9 Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer (exponent of nueva canción), born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina (d. 2009)
  • Jul 11 Frederick Hemke, American classical saxophonist and educator, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2019)
  • Jul 17 P D Q Bach, [Peter Schickele], American composer (5th of Beethoven), born in Ames, Iowa
  • Jul 21 Kaye Stevens, American singer/comedienne (Jerry Lewis Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • Jul 24 Les Reed, English songwriter (It's Not Unusual), born in Woking, Surrey
  • Jul 29 Peter Schreier, German tenor and conductor (Dresden State Opera, 1962-2000), born in Meissen, Saxony, Germany (d. 2019)