Deaths in Music in July 2007

  • Jul 2 Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano (b. 1929)
  • Jul 2 Git Gay [Birgit Carp], Swedish revue director, actress and singer (Git Gay Show, Ge mig en lektion i kärlek), dies at 85
  • Jul 3 [Homer] Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (Yakety Sax), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 80
  • Jul 4 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
  • Jul 4 Bill Pinkney, American singer and performer (b. 1925)
  • Jul 5 Régine Crespin, French operatic soprano (b. 1927)
  • Jul 5 George Melly, British jazz & blues musician (b. 1926)
  • Jul 12 Robert Burås, Norwegian guitar player (b. 1975)
  • Jul 13 Zdeněk Lukáš, Czech composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 15 Kelly Johnson, English guitarist, dies at 49
  • Jul 18 Jerry Hadley, American opera singer, (b. 1952)
  • Jul 20 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Jul 23 Ron Miller, American songwriter and record producer (b. 1933)