July 1975 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 David Bowie releases "Fame"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Sufjan Stevens, American musician
  • Jul 2 Erik Ohlsson, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • Jul 5 Gunnar H. Thomsen, Faroese musician (Týr)
  • Jul 6 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 8 Elias Viljanen, Finnish Guitarist
  • Jul 9 Jack White, American musician (The White Stripes}
  • Jul 11 Samer el Nahhal, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jul 11 Lil' Kim [Kimberly Denise Jones], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 12 Cheyenne Jackson, American actor and singer
  • Jul 14 Taboo, American rapper
  • Jul 16 Jamie Oliver, Welsh keyboardist
  • Jul 17 Paul Hinojos, American guitarist (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Daron Malakian, American guitarist (System of a Down, Scars on Broadway)
  • Jul 18 M.I.A. (Mathangi Arulpragasam), Hounslow, London, rapper (Sunshowers)
  • Jul 27 Fred Mascherino, American musician
  • Jul 28 Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jul 30 Tifini Hale, Palm Springs California, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)
  • Jul 31 Allan von Schenkel, American musician

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour marries model and artist Virginia Hasenbein

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 17 Beatle member Ringo Starr & Maureen Cox divorce

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 5 Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano, dies at 82
  • Jul 7 Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • Jul 14 Zutty Singleton, US jazz drummer, dies at 77
  • Jul 14 Madan Mohan, Hindi Film's Melodious Music director (b. 1924)
  • Jul 18 Federico Ghisi, composer, dies at 74
  • Jul 19 Lefty Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1928)