July 1990 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 4 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address

Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 7 First Three Tenors concert featuring Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti at Baths of Caracalla in Rome - recording of is world's best-selling classical record

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • Jul 12 "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 21 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is performed where the Berlin Wall once stood

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Jul 25 "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 24 Evan James Springsteen, American rocker and Bruce Springsteen's son, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Cheyenne Kimball, American musician
  • Jul 28 Soulja Boy [DeAndre Cortez Way], American rapper, born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 1 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 17 Record producer Berry Gordy (60) weds Grace Easton

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (b. 1958)
  • Jul 15 Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
  • Jul 16 Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
  • Jul 18 Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 23 Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • Jul 23 Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42
  • Jul 26 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, rocker (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)