On This Day

July 1935 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 Richard Strauss resigns as chairman of Reichskulturkammer

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 James Cotton, American blues vocalist and harmonica player, born in Tunica, Mississippi (d. 2017)
  • Jul 2 Gilbert Kalish, American pianist and professor (SUNY Stony Brook), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 8 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer ("Go Away Little Girl"), and actor (The 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 9 Frank Wright, American free jazz saxophonist, born in Grenada, Mississippi (d. 1990)
  • 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)