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July 2017 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Jul 21 Singer Justin Bieber barred from performing in China by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture citing his "bad behavior"

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 5 Pierre Henry, French composer (considered pioneer of musique concrète), dies at 89
  • Jul 7 Egil Monn-Iversen, Norwegian pianist, composer, and conductor (Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 1981-96), dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), commits suicide at 41
  • Jul 22 Bobby Taylor, American singer and producer who discovered "The Jackson 5" (Motown Records), dies of cancer at 83
  • Jul 25 Ivana Loudová, Czech composer (Vocal Symphony), dies at 76
  • Jul 26 Paul Angerer, Austrian violist, violinist, conductor (Concilium Musicum Wien), harpsichordist, composer and radio host, dies at 90