June 1899 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Werner Janssen, American conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 4 Leo Spies, Russian-born German composer, born in Moscow (d. 1965)
  • Jun 11 George Frederick McKay, American composer, born in Harrington, Washington (d. 1970)
  • Jun 13 Carlos Chavez, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India), born in Mexico City
  • Jun 16 Helen Traubel, American soprano, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Jun 20 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer
  • Jun 21 Pavel Haas, Czech Jewish composer killed during the Holocaust, born in Brno, Czech Republic (d. 1944)
  • Jun 23 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, Russian composer, born in Balta, Ukraine (d. 1958)
  • Jun 25 Arthur Tracy, American radio personality (The Street Singer), born in Kamenetz-Podolsky, Russian Empire (d. 1997)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 3 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
  • Jun 10 Ernest Chausson, French composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44