On This Day

Musicians Who Died in July 1977

  • Jul 3 Hugh Le Caine, Canadian physicist and composer, dies at 63
  • Jul 6 Oedoen Partos, Hungarian-Israeli violist (Israel Philharmonic, 1938-56), composer, and teacher dies at 69
  • Jul 10 Norman Paris, orchestra leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41
  • Jul 12 Frantisek Suchy, Czech oboist and composer (Moravian Wind Quintet), dies at 75
  • Jul 20 Gary Kellgren, American music producer who cofounded The Record Plant studios, drowns along with his girlfriend at 38
  • Jul 23 René de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
  • Jul 26 Gena Branscombe, Canadian pianist and composer, dies at 95
  • Jul 26 Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 26 Karac Plant, son of Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, dies of respiratory failure at 6