On This Day

June 1855 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Jun 13 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Les vêpres sicilenne" (The Sicilian Vespers) premieres at the Paris Opéra

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 17 Fritz Steinbach, German conductor and composer, born in Grünsfeld, Germany (d. 1916)
  • Jun 23 Maude Valérie White, French-born English composer, born near Dieppe, Normandy (d. 1937)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 28 Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Italian composer, dies at 86