On This Day

Birthdays in Music in June 1927

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
  • Jun 3 [Homer] Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (Yakety Sax), born in Paducah, Kentucky (d. 2007)
  • Jun 9 Franco Donatoni, composer
  • Jun 11 Beryl Grey, English prima ballerina, born in Highgate, London
  • Jun 11 Josef Anton Reidl, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Jun 13 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, born in Buvika (d. 2016)
  • Jun 13 Slim Dusty [David Kirkpatrick], Australian country music singer-songwriter, born in Kempsey, New South Wales (d. 2003)
  • Jun 17 Martin Böttcher, German composer and conductor, born in Berlin (d. 2019)
  • Jun 18 Simeon Pironkov, composer
  • Jun 19 Karel Kupka, Czech composer, born in Rychvald
  • Jun 20 John M Dengler, jazz bass sax/trumpet/trombone

About June 1927

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

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