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Birthdays in Music in June 1941

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)

Person of interestCharlie Watts

Jun 2 Charlie Watts, drummer (Rolling Stones), born in London, England

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Jun 2 William Guest, singer (Gladys Knight Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d 2015)
  • Jun 5 Martha Argerich, pianist (debut 1949), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jun 7 Jaime Laredo, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959), born in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Jun 8 Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, American pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep), born in Elkins, West Virginia
  • Jun 9 Billy Hatton, English rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • Jun 9 Jon Lord, British keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), born in Leicester, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • Jun 10 Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jun 10 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Jun 12 Armando "Chick" Corea, American jazz-fusion pianist and composer (Return To Forever, Delhpi I, Toy Dance), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • Jun 12 Reg Presley [Reginald Maurice Ball], English rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing) and songwriter, born in Andover, Hampshire, England (d. 2013)
  • Jun 12 Roy Harper, English musician (Folkjokeopus), born in Rusholme, Manchester
  • Jun 13 Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer (T'en vas pas), born in Safed, British Palestine
  • Jun 15 Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter and rock vocalist (Everybody's Talkin', One, Without You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jun 16 Lamont Dozier, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 16 Dino Ciani, Italian pianist, born in Fiume, Italy (d. 1974)
  • Jun 23 Robert Hunter, American lyricist and singer-songwriter (Grateful Dead), born in Arroyo Grande, California (d. 2019)
  • Jun 30 Larry Hall, American rocker (Sandy), born in Hamlet, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • Jun 30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African American woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 30 Mike Leander, English record producer, born in Walthamstow, Essex (d. 1996)

About June 1941

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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