On This Day

Musicians Who Died in July 1967

Person of interestJohn Coltrane

Jul 17 John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist & composer ("Blue Train"; "My Favorite Things"; "A Love Supreme"), dies of liver cancer at 40

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane
  • Jul 26 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 79
  • Jul 31 Marios Varvoglis, Greek composer (Behind the Barbed Wire Fence), dies at 81