July 1957 in Music

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 6 John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jul 28 Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Mick Anker, British rocker and bass guitarist (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • Jul 3 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004)
  • Jul 7 Berry Sakharof, Turkish-born Israeli guitarist (Minimal Compact)
  • Jul 9 [Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)
  • Jul 11 Michael Rose, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England
  • Jul 17 Bruce Crump, rock drummer (Molly Hatchet)
  • Jul 20 Merlina Defranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Jul 24 Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • Jul 24 Robbie Grey, English rocker (Modern English)
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton, singer, President Clinton's half-brother
  • Jul 27 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • Jul 29 Alessandra Marc, American operatic soprano
  • Jul 31 Daniel Ash, British musician (Bauhaus), born in Northampton, England

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 5 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and movie star Ava Gardner divorce after 6 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
  • Jul 8 Henry Fevrier, composer, dies at 81
  • Jul 9 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 20 Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46
  • Jul 30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer/conductor, dies at 76