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July 8, 2018 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Deaths in Music

  • Alan Johnson, American screen and stage choreographer (The Producers - "Springtime for Hitler"; Legs Diamond; 3 Emmy Awards), director (To Be Or Not To Be), and dancer (West Side Story),, dies at 81
  • Oliver Knussen, British composer (Where the Wild Things Are, Chicara), dies at 66
  • Tab Hunter [Arthur Andrew Kelm], American actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust) and singer ("Young Love"), dies of complications of deep vein thrombosis at 86
2018 in Music