July 1983 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 24 "Mame" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Marit Larsen, Norwegian musician (M2M)
  • Jul 1 Leeteuk, Korean singer
  • Jul 2 Michelle Branch, American singer (The Wreckers)
  • Jul 3 Steph Jones, American singer and model
  • Jul 4 Ben Jorgensen, American musician
  • Jul 4 Andy Mrotek, American musician
  • Jul 7 D. Woods, American singer (Danity Kane)
  • Jul 9 Lucia Micarelli, American musician
  • Jul 10 Kim Heechul, Korean Singer
  • Jul 11 Peter Cincotti, American singer songwriter
  • Jul 11 Kelly Poon, Singaporean singer
  • Jul 11 Marie Serneholt, Swedish musician (A*Teens)
  • Jul 21 Eivør Pálsdóttir, Faroese singer
  • Jul 22 Arsenium, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 Claus Adam, American composer and cellist (Juilliard Quartet), dies at 65
  • Jul 5 Harry James, swing-era bandleader/trumpet player, dies at 67
  • Jul 5 Vaclav Trojan, Czech composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 5 Harry James, American musician and trumpeter and husband to Betty Grable, dies from lymphatic cancer at 67
  • Jul 10 Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), dies at 82
  • Jul 12 Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic), dies at 39
  • Jul 23 Georges Auric, French composer (It Always Rains on Sunday), dies at 84
  • Jul 25 Jerome Moross, US composer (Frankie & Johnny), dies at 69
  • Jul 30 Howard Dietz, American lyricist (b. 1896)