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July 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 10 Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes" (Grammy Award Best Alternative Album 2002)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 Micheal "Cub" Koda, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Brownsville Station - "Smokin' In The Boys Room'), dies of kidney disease at 50
  • Jul 3 Harold Nicholas, American dancer known as one of the world's greatest dancers (Nicholas Brothers), dies of heart failure at 79
  • Jul 6 Ľudovít Rajter, Slovak composer and conductor, dies at 93
  • Jul 6 Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist and classical composer, dies at 88
  • Jul 6 Akira Miyazawa, Japanese jazz saxophonist, dies at 72
  • Jul 12 Merrill Bradshaw, American composer, and music professor (Brigham Young, 1957-94), dies at 71
  • Jul 15 Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (b. 1925)
  • Jul 15 Paul Young, English singer (Mike + The Mechanics), dies of a cardiac arrest at 53
  • Jul 15 Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, Belarusian composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 21 Stanojlo Rajičić, Serbian composer, educator, and musicologist, dies at 79
  • Jul 25 Ruben "Baby" López Furst, Argentine jazz pianist, dies at 63
  • Jul 28 Jerome Smith, American guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band - "Boogie Shoes"), dies in a construction accident at 47
  • Jul 30 Max Showalter, American actor and composer (Kansas, Niagara, Stockard Channing Show in Caldwell), dies of cancer at 83