On This Day

Birthdays in Music in June 1914

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Rose Hill, British actress and operatic soprano ('Allo 'Allo!, Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • Jun 5 Stan Jones, American songwriter, composer and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), born in Douglas, Arizona (d. 1963)
  • Jun 9 Hermann Haller, composer
  • Jun 12 Peter Lancelot Williams, English dance journalist, born in Burton Joyce, Nottingham (d. 1995)
  • Jun 12 Bill Kenny, American singer (The Bill Kenny Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jun 19 Lester Raymond Flatt, American bluegrass guitarist (Flatt & Scruggs - Ballad of Jed Clampett; Foggy Mountain Breakdown), born in Duncan's Chapel, Tennessee (d. 1979)
  • Jun 20 Friedrich Zipp, German composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Jun 21 Jan Decadt, Flemish composer, born in Ypres (d. 1995)
  • Jun 26 Richard Maltby Sr., American musician and orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 26 Wolfgang Windgassen, tenor (Stuttgart Opera), born in Annemasse, France (d. 1974)
  • Jun 29 Rafael Kubelik, Czech conductor (Cornelia Farooli), born in Býchory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Jun 30 Natko Devčić, Croatian composer, born in Glina, Croatia (d. 1997)

About June 1914

How Old? 105 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)