On This Day

July 25, 1955 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • "Country" Jem [Jeremy] Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England

Deaths in Music

  • Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62
  • Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, dies at 55