On This Day

Musicians Who Died in July 1982

  • Jul 1 John Everett Watts, American composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 2 Poul Rovsing Olsen, Danish composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 9 Joseph "Wingy" Manone American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer, and bandleader ("Tar Paper Stomp"; "Downright Disgusted Blues"), dies at 82
  • Jul 10 Maria Jeritza [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies
  • Jul 14 George Tremblay, Canadian American composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 Bill Justis, American musician and producer (Raunchy), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 18 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 22 Sonny Stitt [Edward Hammond Boatner Jr], American jazz saxophonist (Blows the Blues), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 28 George Kleinsinger, American composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68