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July 1997 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jul 6 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" closes at Royale NYC after 109 performances
  • Jul 25 Rocker Rick Danko gets suspended sentence in Japan for drug smuggling
  • Jul 27 "Candide" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • Jul 27 "Victor/Victoria" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 738 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 22 Field Cate, American actor and musician (Pushing Daisies), born in Burlington, Vermont

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 10 Musician Chrissie Hynde marries artist Lucho Brieva (divorced 2002)

Singer-songwriter and Musician Chrissie Hynde
Singer-songwriter and Musician
Chrissie Hynde

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 5 Mrs. Miller, American singer (A Lover's Missouri), dies at 89
  • Jul 13 Alexandra Danilova, Russian-American ballerina (The Turning Point), dies at 92