Birthdays in Music on June 10

  • 1781 Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer
  • 1790 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer
  • 1831 W. A. Remy [Wilhelm Mayer], Austro-Bohemian composer (d. 1898)
  • 1843 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • 1879 Benjamin Lambord, composer
  • 1890 Powell Weaver, composer
  • 1891 Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru the Tulips)
  • 1893 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor
  • 1894 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
  • 1901 Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1902 Gaston Brenta, composer
  • 1906 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • 1909 Erwin Dressel, composer
  • 1910 Howlin' Wolf, [Chester Arthur Burnett], harmonica (Big City Blues)
  • 1910 Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
  • 1911 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), born in Leominster, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • 1913 John Edmunds, composer
  • 1913 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
  • 1913 Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
  • 1915 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1920 Zbynek Vostrak, composer

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1922 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], American actress/singer (The Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

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  • 1929 Vasile Herman, composer
  • 1931 João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and guitarist
  • 1934 Nicolas Roussakis, composer
  • 1940 John William Stevens, jazz drummer
  • 1941 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941 Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1941 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor
  • 1942 Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)
  • 1945 Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
  • 1961 Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
  • 1961 Kim Deal, American musician (Pixies), (The Breeders)
  • 1961 Kelley Deal, American musician (The Breeders)
  • 1964 Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • 1967 Human Beatbox, [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • 1967 Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
  • 1968 The D.O.C., American rapper
  • 1970 Mike Doughty, American singer
  • 1971 Joel Hailey, American singer
  • 1973 Faith Evans, American singer
  • 1977 Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1977 Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
  • 1979 Lee Brice, American country singer and songwriter (Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1981 Hoku, American singer and actress