On This Day

June 1896 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 18 George Thalben-Ball, Australian-English organist (Birmingham City Organist, 1949-83), and composer (Elegy), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1987)
  • Jun 20 Wilfred Pelletier, Canadian conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (Isabella d'Aspeno), dies at 67
  • Jun 11 Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German organist and composer, dies at 72