On This Day

June 1884 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Ralph Benatzky, Czech composer, born in Moravské Budějovice, Czech Republic (d. 1957)
  • Jun 9 Johannes Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist and conductor
  • Jun 14 John McCormack, Irish-American operatic and popular tenor ("I Hear You Calling Me"; "It's A Long Way To Tipperary"), born in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1945)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 8 Henry Clay Work, American composer, dies at 51
  • Jun 25 Hans Rott, Austrian composer, dies at 25