July 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jul 4 John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant

Music Concert

Jul 12 Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis stemming from a concert on Jul 2

  • Jul 19 "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • Jul 19 NYC ballet dancer Peter Martins is arrested for beating his wife

Music History

Jul 23 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour, his first with musicians other than the E Street band

  • Jul 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances

Album Release

Jul 28 R&B singer Mary J. Blige releases her debut album "What's the 411?", with production by Puff Daddy

  • Jul 29 Ira Lewis's one-act drama"Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in the Square Theater, NYC, after 18 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 8 Benjamin Grosvenor, British classical pianist, born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Jul 15 Koharu Kusumi, Japanese pop singer (Morning Musume), born in Ojimaya, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
  • Jul 18 Bishop Briggs, English singer-songwriter (River), born in London, England

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Jul 22 American actress (Wizards of Waverly Place; Hotel Transylvania), and singer ("Wolves"; "Lose You To Love Me"), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Weddings in Music

Whitney Houston

Jul 18 American R&B singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

  • Jul 26 "Kiss" guitarist Paul Stanley weds model Pamela Bowen

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 Camarón de la Isla [José Monge Cruz], Spanish flamenco singer, dies at 41
  • Jul 2 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist and educator, dies of cancer at 42
  • Jul 4 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Joe Newman, American jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies at 69
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown [Lilian Klot], British cabaret stage, and screen singer and actress (Oliver!; Shoulder To Shoulder), dies from complications of emergency intestinal surgery at 59
  • Jul 9 Kelvin Coe, Australian ballet dancer (Australian Ballet; Bolshoi Ballet), dies of AIDS related illness at 45
  • Jul 12 Carla van Neste, Belgian classical violinist (Trio Reine Elisabeth), dies at 78
  • Jul 15 Henk van der Molen, Dutch guitarist, composer, and writer (Martine Bijl), dies
  • Jul 22 David Wojuarowicz, American artist (U2 single "One" sleeve), dies of AIDs at 37
  • Jul 25 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 26 Mary Wells, American pop and soul singer ("My Guy"), dies of laryngeal cancer at 49
  • Jul 29 William Mathias, Welsh composer (wrote for 1981 royal wedding), dies at 57
  • Jul 30 Titti Sotto, latin songwriter, dies at 48 of aids