On This Day

Musicians Born in June 1939

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)
  • Jun 3 David Frederick Stock, composer
  • Jun 3 Ian Hunter, English rock musician (Mott the Hoople), born in Oswestry, England
  • Jun 6 Gary U.S. Bonds [Gary Anderson], American blues singer and songwriter (New Orleans), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 6 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jun 8 William "Bill" Watrous, American jazz trombonist, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 2018)
  • Jun 9 Ileana CotrubaƟ, Romanian soprano
  • Jun 11 Wilma Burgess, American country-pop singer, born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jun 11 Bernard Purdie, American session drummer, born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Jun 16 Billy "Crash" Craddock, American country singer (Boom Boom Baby, Rub It In), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Jun 17 James Gadson, American drummer and session musician, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jun 19 Al Wilson, American singer (Show and Tell, The Snake), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2008)
  • Jun 21 Charles Boone, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 22 Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
  • Jun 25 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), born in Philadelphia (d. 1997)
  • Jun 27 R. D. Burman, Indian film score composer (1942: A Love Story), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Lindembergue Cardoso, Brazilian composer, born in Livramento de Nossa Senhora, State of Bahia, Brazil (d. 1989)

About June 1939

How Old? 80 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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