On This Day

June 1881 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jun 14 Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 8 Próspero Bisquertt, Chilean composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1959)
  • Jun 29 Curt Sachs, German musicologist, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 6 Henri Vieuxtemps, Belgian violin prodigy, composer, and teacher (Brussels Conservatory), dies at 61