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Birthdays in Music in June 1922

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 Ivan Patachich, composer
  • Jun 4 Irwin Bazelon, American composer (Duo for Viola), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Jun 6 Ian Hamilton, Scottish composer, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2000)
  • Jun 7 Hubert Du Plessis, South African pianist and composer, born in Groenrivier, Malmesbury (d. 2011)

Person of interestJudy Garland

Jun 10 Judy Garland [Frances Gumm], American actress and singer (The Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • Jun 11 Tony Charmoli, American dancer, choreographer, and director (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye), born in Mountain Iron, Minnesota
  • Jun 12 Leif Thybo, Danish composer and organist, born in Holstebro, Denmark (d. 2001)
  • Jun 14 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jun 15 John Veale, English composer, born in Bromley, Kent (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Kelsey Jones, Canadian composer, born in South Norwalk, Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 2004)
  • Jun 17 Jerry Fielding, American jazz musician and composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Jun 18 Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 23 Francis Thorne, American composer (Burlesque Overture), born in Bay Shore, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jun 24 Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
  • Jun 26 Frances Rafferty, American WWII pin-up girl, dancer and actress (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2004)
  • Jun 27 George Theophilus Walker, African-American pianist, composer and teacher (Lilacs; In Praise Of Folly), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2018)

About June 1922

How Old? 97 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)