On This Day

June 1857 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestEdward Elgar

Jun 2 Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire (d. 1934)

Composer Edward Elgar
Edward Elgar
  • Jun 12 Achille Simonetti, Italian violinist and composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1928)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 28 Joseph Fischhof, Czech-Austrian pianist and composer, dies at 53