On This Day

June 1877 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 14 Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano, born in Paris (d. 1970)
  • Jun 23 Blair Fairchild, American composer and diplomat, born in Belmont, Massachusetts (d. 1933)
  • Jun 23 Hermann Stephani, German organist, and musicologist, born in Grimma, German Empire (d. 1960)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 3 Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (Köchel catalogue of Mozart's works), dies of cancer at 77