On This Day

June 1869 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 6 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer and conductor, born in Tribschen, Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 1930)
  • Jun 13 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), born in Pest (d. 1957)

Weddings in Music

Georges Bizet

Jun 3 French "Carmen" composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy (20)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 15 Albert Grisar, Belgian comic opera composer, dies at 60