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July 6, 1950 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)

Deaths in Music

  • Theodore "Fats" Navarro, American jazz trumpet player, dies from poor health following long-term heroin addiction, tuberculosis, and a weight problem, at 26
1950 in Music