On This Day

June 1861 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 11 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, Ukrainian-Russian composer, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine (d. 1915)
  • Jun 17 Sidney Jones, British conductor and composer (The Geisha, A Gaiety Girl), born in Islington, London (d. 1946)
  • Jun 20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, American composer and teacher, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1936)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 5 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer, dies at 55