Deaths in Music in July 1980

  • Jul 5 Archibald James Potter, Irish composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 9 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 11 BolesÅ‚aw Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 15 Henri Martelli, composer, dies at 85
  • Jul 25 Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (b. 1938)
  • Jul 28 Cecil Burleigh, American composer, dies at 95
  • Jul 29 Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 30 Norman Lloyd, American pianist, author and composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 31 Mohd. Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924)