On This Day

July 1945 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Deborah Harry, American singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jul 2 James Orville Fulkerson, composer
  • Jul 7 Matti Salminen, Turku Finland, bass player (King Philipp-Don Carlos)
  • Jul 10 Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist, born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • Jul 11 Robin Muyser, Dutch bassist (Les Baroques - "Such A Cad"), born in Baarn, Netherlands
  • Jul 14 Peter James Leonard Klatzow, composer
  • Jul 14 Jim Gordon, American drummer and studio musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 James William Guercio, American music producer (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 20 John Lodge, English bassist, vocalist, and songwriter (The Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 20 Kim Carnes, American rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 20 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer, born in Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2005)
  • Jul 23 Harold W Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
  • Jul 25 Donna Theodore, American actress and singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts), born in Pleasanton, California
  • Jul 29 Mike Garson, American rock and jazz pianist (David Bowie), born in New York City
  • Jul 30 David Sanborn, American jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show), born in Tampa, Florida