July 1946 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 6 "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • Jul 8 "Tidbits of 1946" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Jul 12 Benjamin Britten's "Rape of Lucretia" premieres at Glyndebourne Opera Festival
  • Jul 13 "Tidbits of 1946" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 8 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 June Montiero, American vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
  • Jul 3 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 8 Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)
  • Jul 9 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland, UK
  • Jul 11 John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
  • Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, American singer (Different Drum) and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jul 19 Alan Gorrie, Scottish rock bassist and singer (Average White Band), born in Perth, Scotland
  • Jul 22 Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Jul 22 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 23 Andy MacKay, English rock saxophone and oboe player (Roxy Music), born in London
  • Jul 23 Keith Ferguson, American blues musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Jul 29 Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • Jul 30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Jul 31 Gary Lewis [Levitch], American singer (Gary Lewis & the Playboys) born in Newark, New Jersey

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 24 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Howard Hanson (49) weds Margaret Elizabeth Nelson at the Chautauqua Institution in New York

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 8 Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63