On This Day

Musicians Who Died in July 1995

  • Jul 1 Wolfman Jack [Robert Weston Smith], American disc jockey (The Midnight Special), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Jul 3 Brad Lee Sexton, American blues-rock bassist (Little Charlie & the Nightcats. 1990-93), dies at 47
  • Jul 4 Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress (Green Acres'"Lisa";, Gigi), comedian, singer and socialite, dies at 76
  • Jul 6 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • Jul 8 Günter Bialas, German composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 12 Alan David Marks, American concert pianist, dies of cancer at 49
  • Jul 12 Earl Coleman, American jazz singer, dies of cardiac arrest at 69
  • Jul 12 Ernie Furtado, American jazz double-bassist, dies at 72
  • Jul 15 Willie George "Bill" Woodruff Sr, vocalist, dies at 66
  • Jul 16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian-French-American conductor (Dutch Opera, 1950-54; Strasbourg Philharmonic, 1955–65), and Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF, 1965–70), dies of cancer at 83
  • Jul 16 Travis Kemp, British ballet dancer and teacher, dies at 91
  • Jul 17 Rainer Kunad, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 17 Carlos Sánchez Málaga, Peruvian composer, dies at 91
  • Jul 19 Sydney Lipton, British dance band leader, dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, Czech-Russian lyric soprano, dies at 85
  • Jul 21 Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Dave Clark, American blues music promoter, and songwriter ("Why I Sing The Blues"), dies at 86
  • Jul 22 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Jul 23 Floyd McDaniel, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 80
  • Jul 24 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer (Wonderful Land), dies at 61
  • Jul 25 Charlie Rich, American country singer ("Behind Closed Doors"; "The Most Beautiful Girl"), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 62
  • Jul 25 Osvaldo Pugliese, Argentine musician and composer, dies at 89
  • Jul 26 Laurindo Almeida, Brazilian classical, jazz and Latin guitarist and composer (developed bossa nova), dies of leukemia at 77
  • Jul 27 Doris Mae Akers, American gospel singer-songwriter (Sky Pilot Choir - "Sweet, Sweet Spirit"), dies at 72
  • Jul 27 Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American classical and film music composer (Spellbound; A Double Life; Ben-Hur), dies at 88
  • Jul 30 Biggie Tembo [Rodwell Marasha], Zimbabwean musician (Bhundu Boys), takes his own life at 36