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Birthdays in Music in June 1903

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Percy Whitlock, English composer and organist, born in Chatham (d. 1946)
  • Jun 6 Aram Khachaturian, Soviet composer, (Gayane, Sabre Dance), born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1978)
  • Jun 12 Emmett Hardy, American jazz musician, born in Gretna, Louisiana (d. 1925)
  • Jun 13 Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), born in Aytos, Burgas (d. 1982)
  • Jun 16 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
  • Jun 18 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Jun 21 Louis Krasner, Ukrainian-American violinist, born in Cherkasy, Ukraine (d. 1995)

About June 1903

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)