On This Day

June 1875 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 13 Max d'Ollone, French composer and writer (Le Ménestrel), born in Besançon, France (d. 1959)
  • Jun 23 (Sidney Edward) "Eddie" Pola [Pollacsek], American radio and TV producer, and lyricist ("The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"; "I Love The Way You Say Goodnight"), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Jun 26 Camille Zeckwer, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1924)

Deaths in Music

Person of interestGeorges Bizet

Jun 3 Georges Bizet, French composer (Carmen), dies of a heart attack at 36

Composer Georges Bizet
Composer
Georges Bizet
  • Jun 15 Johan Peter Cronhamm, Swedish composer, dies at 72