Deaths in Music in July 1990

  • Jul 2 Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (b. 1958)
  • Jul 15 Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
  • Jul 16 Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
  • Jul 18 Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 23 Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • Jul 23 Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42
  • Jul 26 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, rocker (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)