On This Day

June 1873 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Ada Jane Jones, English-American popular singer, among the earliest Female singers to be recorded, born in Lancashire, England (d. 1922)
  • Jun 7 Landon Ronald, British composer, pianist and teacher (Guildhall School of Music), born in Kensington, London (d. 1938)
  • Jun 24 Thomas Carl Whitmer, American composer, born in Altoona, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 François George-Hainl, French cellist and composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 13 Angelo Mariani, Italian composer, dies at 51