July 1986 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 4 Takahisa Masuda, Japanese singer
  • Jul 9 Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
  • Jul 14 Dan Smith, English singer (Bastille), born in London
  • Jul 17 Dana, Korean singer and actress (TSZX)

Weddings in Music

  • Jul 27 "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84
  • Jul 4 Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 23 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, Finnish composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 27 Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72
  • Jul 29 Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), dies of cancer at 51
  • Jul 31 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73