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July 1995 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jul 1 "Kiss of the Spider Woman" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 performances
  • Jul 2 "Rose Tattoo" closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 performances
  • Jul 9 "Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 11 Shaggy releases his third studio album "Bombastic" (Grammy Award Best Reggae Album)

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • Jul 16 "Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Jul 16 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 performances
  • Jul 23 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestPost Malone

Jul 4 Post Malone [Austin Richard Post], American singer and songwriter (Stoney), born in Syracuse, New York

Singer-Songwriter Post Malone
Singer-Songwriter
Post Malone

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 26 Musician Mick Fleetwood (48) weds Lynn Frankel

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist, dies at 47
  • Jul 4 Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress, comedian, singer and socialite (Green Acres, Gigi), dies at 76
  • Jul 6 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • Jul 8 Günter Bialas, German composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 12 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, dies at 69
  • Jul 12 Ernie Furtado, bassist, dies at 72
  • Jul 15 Willie George "Bill" Woodruff Sr, vocalist, dies at 66
  • Jul 16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91
  • Jul 17 Rainer Kunad, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 17 Carlos Sánchez Málaga, Peruvian composer, dies at 91
  • Jul 19 Sydney Lipton, British bandleader, dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85
  • Jul 21 Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Dave Clark, music promoter/songwriter, dies at 85
  • Jul 22 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Jul 23 Floyd McDaniel, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80
  • Jul 24 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer (Wonderful Land), dies at 61
  • Jul 25 Charlie Rich, American country singer (Lonely Weekends), dies at 62
  • Jul 25 Osvaldo Pugliese, Argentine musician and composer, dies at 89
  • Jul 26 Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian classical, jazz and Latin guitarist and composer (developed bossa nova), dies of leukemia at 77
  • Jul 27 Doris Mae Akers, American gospel singer-songwriter (Sky Pilot Choir - Sweet, Sweet Spirit), dies at 72
  • Jul 27 Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American movie composer (Spellbound, A Double Life, Ben-Hur), dies at 88
  • Jul 30 Biggie Rodwell Tembo Marasha, musician, dies at 36