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June 1818 in Music History

Events in Music

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Jun 10 Pesaro opera theater opens with Gioachino Rossini's "La gaza ladra"

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 17 Charles Gounod, French opera composer (Faust), born in Paris, France (d. 1893)
  • Jun 21 Ernst II, Duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, born in Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany (d. 1893)
  • Jun 30 Edward John Hopkins, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1901)