July 16, 1939 in Music

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Denise LaSalle [Ora Denise Allen], American blues and R&B singer recognized as the "Queen of the Blues" (Trapped by a Thing Called Love), born in Leflore County, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • William Bell, American singer (Tryin' to Love Two), born in Memphis, Tennessee