July 1992 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 4 John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
  • Jul 19 "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • Jul 19 NYC ballet dancer Peter Martins is arrested for beating his wife

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 23 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
  • Jul 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige
Rapper Puff Daddy
Puff Daddy
  • Jul 29 "Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 18 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 8 Taylor Maine Pearl Brooks, daughter of country singer Garth Brooks
  • Jul 8 Benjamin Grosvenor, British pianist
  • Jul 15 Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)

Person of interestSelena Gomez

Jul 22 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

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

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42
  • Jul 2 Camarón de la Isla [José Monge Cruz], Spanish flamenco singer, dies at 41
  • Jul 4 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies at 69
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown, British singer/actress (Love at Stake), dies at 59
  • Jul 9 Kelvin Coe, Australian ballerina (A'sch Ballet/Bolshoi Ballet), dies
  • Jul 13 Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist, dies at 78
  • Jul 15 Henk van der Molen, guitarist/composer/writer (Martine Bijl), dies
  • Jul 22 David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), 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, US soul singer (My Guy), dies 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