On This Day

June 1826 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Carl Bechstein, German piano inventor
  • Jun 1 Hermann Zopff, composer
  • Jun 5 Ivar Hallström, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1901)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 5 Carl Maria von Weber, German romantic composer (Der Freischutz), dies at 39