Deaths in Music in July 1999

  • Jul 1 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), dies at 72
  • Jul 3 Mark Sandman, American musician (b. 1952)
  • Jul 4 Ronald "Ronny" Graham, American actor, director, composer, lyricist, and writer (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man), dies of liver disease at 79
  • Jul 6 Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)
  • Jul 11 Helen Forrest, American singer of traditional pop and swing music, dies at 82
  • Jul 16 Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979)
  • Jul 17 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), commits suicide at 41
  • Jul 22 Gar Samuelson, American musician (Megadeth) (b. 1958)
  • Jul 27 Sweets Edison, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1915)
  • Jul 28 Rudolf Halaczinsky, German composer, dies at 78