On This Day

Musicians Born in June 1909

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orchestra)
  • Jun 2 Robin Orr, Scottish composer, born in Brechin (d. 2006)
  • Jun 4 Paul Nordoff, American composer (Frog Prince), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • Jun 5 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1992)
  • Jun 10 Erwin Dressel, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1972)
  • Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey), born in Queens, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jun 12 Mansel Treharne Thomas, Welsh composer, born in Tylorstown, Rhondda, Wales (d. 1986)
  • Jun 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), born in Hunt City, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Jun 16 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert)
  • Jun 19 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), born in Meriden, Connecticut (d. 1992)
  • Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, German composer, born in Katowice, Poland (d. 2007)
  • Jun 22 Katherine Dunham, dancer, choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
  • Jun 24 Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 28 Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)

About June 1909

How Old? 110 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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