On This Day

July 1993 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 5 Icelandic musician Björk releases her 1st solo album "Debut"

Singer Björk
Singer
Björk

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jul 12 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Boulevard", based on Billy Wilder's 1950 film, starring Patti Lupone and Daniel Benzali, opens at the Adelphi Theatre, London

  • Jul 31 The Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 18 Taemin [Lee Tae-min], South Korean pop singer-songwriter, dancer (Shinee - "Sherlock"; solo - "Danger"; Super M), and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 26 Taylor Momsen, American singer and actress (Gossip Girl), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 26 Stormzy [Michael Owuo Jr.] English rapper (Shut Up), born in London, England

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 28 Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters (49) weds Pricilla Phillips

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 7 Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
  • Jul 11 Mario Bauza, Cubans/US jazz musician, dies at 82
  • Jul 19 Szymon Goldberg, Polish violinist/conductor, dies at 84
  • Jul 21 Richard Tee, American jazz and session pianist, and arranger (Paul Simon - "Slip' Slidin' Away"; Peter Gabriel -"In Your Eyes"; Grover Washington, Jr - "Just The Two Of Us"), dies of prostate cancer at 49
  • Jul 30 Donald Myrick, American saxophonist ("If Leaving Me Is Easy, One More Night), is fatally shot by police during a narcotics investigation at 53
  • Jul 31 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29