June 1909 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orchestra)
  • Jun 2 Robin Orr, Scottish composer, born in Brechin (d. 2006)
  • Jun 4 Paul Nordoff, American composer (Frog Prince), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • Jun 5 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1992)
  • Jun 10 Erwin Dressel, composer
  • Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey)
  • Jun 12 Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer
  • Jun 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), born in Hunt City, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Jun 16 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert)
  • Jun 19 Edwin Gerschefski, composer
  • Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, composer
  • Jun 22 Katherine Dunham, dancer, choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
  • Jun 24 Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 26 Col. Tom Parker [Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk], Dutch-born talent manager (Elvis Presley), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer
  • Jun 28 Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer (d. 1989)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Giuseppe Martucci, composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 18 Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42