On This Day

Musicians Who Died in July 1955

  • Jul 6 Paolo Gallico, Italian-American pianist and composer (The Apocalypse), dies at 87
  • Jul 7 Franco Casavola, composer, dies at 63
  • Jul 17 Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 25 Ilmari Hannikainen, Finnish composer, drowns during a sailing trip at 62
  • Jul 25 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, dies at 55