June 1902 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 16 "The Wizard of Oz" musical first opens in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 23 Monument to composer Gioacchino Rossini unveiled in Santa Croce, Florence

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 6 Avraham Daus, Israeli composer, born in Berlin (d. 1974)
  • Jun 6 Jimmie Lunceford, American saxophonist and bandleader, born in Fulton, Mississippi (d. 1947)
  • Jun 10 Gaston Brenta, composer
  • Jun 11 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, Soviet composer, born in Omsk, Russia (d. 1963)
  • Jun 17 Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989)
  • Jun 19 Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne)
  • Jun 21 Wilhelm Maler, German composer, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jun 26 Antonia Brico, Dutch-American conductor and pianist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Jun 26 Hugues CuĂ©nod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, born in Corseaux-sur-Vevey, Switzerland (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Richard Rodgers, American composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)