On This Day

June 1868 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jun 21 Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg" premieres in Munich

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 (Ivar) Henning Mankell, Swedish pianist andcomposer, born in Härnösand, Sweden (d. 1930)
  • Jun 19 Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Urlinie) know for his Schenkerian analysis of music, born in Wisniowczyki, Austrian Galicia (d. 1935)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 5 Anselm Hüttenbrenner, Austrian composer, dies at 73