July 1972 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 1 "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • Jul 1 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
  • Jul 2 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 1st tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France)

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jul 18 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns
  • Jul 30 "Ain't Supposed to Die Death" closes at Barrymore NYC after 325 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Alex Machacek, Austrian musician
  • Jul 6 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer
  • Jul 6 Mark Gasser, British pianist
  • Jul 10 Damon Sharpe, actor/musician (Guys Next Door), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 10 Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)
  • Jul 11 Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
  • Jul 12 Brett Reed, American musician (Rancid)
  • Jul 15 Michael Barnett, UK musician / producer
  • Jul 16 Mindy Carson, American vocalist (Club Embassy, Ford Star Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 19 Naohito Fujiki, Japanese actor and singer
  • Jul 20 Vitamin C [Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick], American singer, born in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 24 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (24) weds Sarah Hugill


Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
  • Jul 8 Lovie [Cora] Austin, American jazz pianist (Down Hearted Blues), dies at 84
  • Jul 9 Robert Weede, American baritone (b. 1903)
  • Jul 16 Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 16 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 22 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • Jul 22 Pavel Borkovek, composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 24 Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl
  • Jul 28 Helen Traubel, American soprano, dies at 73