On This Day

June 1858 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 8 Harry Rowe Shelley, American composer (known for his hymn music), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1947)
  • Jun 8 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, born in Barcelona (d. 1933)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 3 Julius Reubke, German organist, pianist, and composer (Sonata on the 94th Psalm in c), dies of tuberculosis at 24
  • Jun 12 William Horsley, English musician and composer, dies at 83