Deaths in Music in July 1998

  • Jul 3 George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (The Serf, John Socman), dies at 85
  • Jul 12 Jimmy Driftwood, American folk songwriter and musician (b. 1907)
  • Jul 17 Ronald Tremain, New Zealand composer, dies at 74
  • Jul 22 Hermann Prey, German bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • Jul 25 Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist, dies at 77
  • Jul 29 Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (Tony-West Side Story), dies at 79