July 1982 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 1 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • Jul 3 Riot at building Stopera Amsterdam (damages Ÿ1 million)
  • Jul 8 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Jul 11 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Jul 18 "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • Jul 20 T Macauly & D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London
  • Jul 24 "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" closes at E O'Neill NYC after 63 performances
  • Jul 27 Menken and Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Tay Zonday, American singer and keyboardist
  • Jul 7 Mike Glita, American bassist (Senses Fail)
  • Jul 7 Cassidy (Barry Adrian Reese), American rapper
  • Jul 9 Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  • Jul 10 Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
  • Jul 13 Joost van den Broek, Dutch keyboard player (After Forever)
  • Jul 14 Dmitry Chaplin, So You Think You Can Dance finalist
  • Jul 17 Natasha Hamilton, British singer (Atomic Kitten)
  • Jul 18 Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer and beauty queen (Miss World 2000), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • Jul 18 Ryan Cabrera, American musician and TV host
  • Jul 28 Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Icelandic singer and actress, born in Reykjavik, Iceland

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Jul 29 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 John Everett Watts, composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 2 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 10 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies
  • Jul 14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 Bill Justis, American musician and producer (Raunchy), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 18 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 28 George Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68