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Birthdays in Music in June 1908

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 12 Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina, born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 2010)
  • Jun 14 John Scott Trotter, American orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 1975)
  • Jun 17 John Verrall, American composer, born in Britt, Iowa (d. 2001)
  • Jun 24 Hugo Distler, composer
  • Jun 24 Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (d 1987)
  • Jun 27 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (De Damrakkertjes) (d. 1994)
  • Jun 29 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, born in Travers (d. 2006)
  • Jun 29 Leroy Anderson, American composer (Syncopated Clock), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • Jun 30 Lucino Tinio Sacramento, Filipino composer, born in Licab, Nueva Ecija, Philippines (d. 1984)

About June 1908

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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