On This Day

July 2004 in Music History

Weddings in Music

  • Jul 24 "The Calling" singer Alex Band (23) weds "Cleopatra 2525" actress Jennifer Sky (27) in West Palm Beach, Florida

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 Todor Skalovski, Macedonian shoral and orchestral conductor, and composer, dies at 95
  • Jul 4 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor, dies at 84
  • Jul 6 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 13 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), dies from advanced leukemia at 55
  • Jul 13 [Karl] Carlos Kleiber, Austrian-Argentine conductor (Bavarian State Orchestra, 1968-97), dies at 74
  • Jul 21 Jerry Goldsmith, American pianist and composer (The Twilight Zone; Planet Of The Apes), dies of colon cancer at 75
  • Jul 22 Sacha Distel, French singer ("Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" cover), dies at 71
  • Jul 22 Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 81
  • Jul 23 Mehmood [Ali], Indian actor, singer, director and producer (Do Phoo!, Vardaan), dies at 71
  • Jul 23 Carlos Paredes, Portuguese musician and composer (b. 1925)
  • Jul 23 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer, dies at 82
  • Jul 23 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • Jul 24 Claude André François Ballif, French composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 26 Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown)
  • Jul 28 George Williams, American soul singer (The Tymes), dies at 68
  • Jul 29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • Jul 29 James Hubert "Huby" Heard, American singer-songwriter (The God Squad), dies at 73
  • Jul 30 Jan Hanus, Czech composer, dies at 89