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Birthdays in Music in June 1920

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)
  • Jun 10 Zbynek Vostrak, composer
  • Jun 11 Hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer and pianist, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)
  • Jun 14 Helmer-Rayner Sinisalo, Karelian composer, born in Zlatoust, Ural (d. 1989)
  • Jun 23 Paul Des Marais, composer
  • Jun 24 Bernhard Krol, composer
  • Jun 26 June Preisser, American acrobatic dancer and actress (Babes in Arms, Strike Up the Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1984)

About June 1920

How Old? 99 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)