On This Day

July 2002 in Music History

Weddings in Music

  • Jul 20 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 Ray Brown, American jazz double bassist, dies in his sleep at 75
  • Jul 2 Earle Brown, American composer (open form), dies at 75
  • Jul 6 István Sárközy, Hungarian composer, dies at 81
  • Jul 14 Carlos Fariñas, Cuban avant-garde composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 21 Gus Dudgeon [Angus Boyd Dudgeon], British pop record producer (Elton John, David Bowie), dies in a car crash at 59
  • Jul 28 Glenn Loren Glasow, American composer, dies at 78