Deaths in Music in July 2004

  • Jul 1 Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (b. 1909)
  • Jul 4 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 6 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 13 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), dies from advanced leukemia at 55
  • Jul 13 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • Jul 21 Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (b. 1929)
  • Jul 22 Sacha Distel, French singer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 22 Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 81
  • Jul 23 Carlos Paredes, Portuguese musician and composer (b. 1925)
  • Jul 23 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer (b. 1921)
  • Jul 23 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • Jul 26 Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown)
  • Jul 28 George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), dies at 68
  • Jul 29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • Jul 29 James Hubert "Huby" Heard, American singer-songwriter (The God Squad), dies at 73
  • Jul 30 Jan Hanus, Czech composer, dies at 89