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August 7, 1978 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Jamey Jasta [James Shanahan], American metal singer (Hatebreed), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Vanness Wu, Taiwanese-American singer (F4, Kangta & Vanness), born in Santa Monica, California

Deaths in Music

  • (Albert) Eddie Calvert, British trumpeter ("Oh, Mein Papa"; "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Franz Alphons Wolpert, German composer, dies at 60
1978 in Music