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 24 Single "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor from "Rocky III" soundtrack starts 6-week run at No. 1 on US charts (Grammy for Best Rock Performance)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" opens Off-Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre in NYC

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken

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 10 Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
  • Jul 13 Joost van den Broek, Dutch keyboard player (After Forever)
  • Jul 17 Natasha Hamilton, British singer (Atomic Kitten)

Person of interestPriyanka Chopra

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

LoveWedding 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 and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Jul 29 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 John Everett Watts, American 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, American composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68