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June 1910 in Music History

Events in Music


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Jun 25 Igor Stravinsky's ballet "The Firebird" premieres at the Opéra de Paris, Paris

Composer Igor Stravinsky
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Igor Stravinsky

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 6 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan (d. 1992)
  • Jun 10 Howlin' Wolf [Chester Arthur Burnett], American blues musician (Smokestack Lightnin', Killing Floor), born in White Station, Mississippi (d. 1976)
  • Jun 10 Robert Still, English composer, born in London (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11 Carmine Coppola, American composer and conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Jun 14 Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jun 15 Berend Giltay, Dutch composer, born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • Jun 15 David Rose, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Ilona Massey, actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • Jun 17 H. Owen Reed, American composer, born in Odessa, Missouri (d. 2014)
  • Jun 17 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • Jun 18 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Jun 21 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • Jun 21 Charles Jones, composer, born in Tamworth, Ontario, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Jun 22 Wilhelm Demian, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Braşov
  • Jun 22 Peter Pears, English tenor (Death in Venice), born in Farnham, England (d. 1986)
  • Jun 23 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (Cab Calloway) and session musician, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2000)
  • Jun 24 Denis Dowling, New Zealand-born British operatic baritone, born in Ranfurly, South Island (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Karel Reiner, Czech composer, born in Žatec, Bohemia (d. 1979)
  • Jun 29 Frank Loesser, American songwriter and composer (Guys And Dolls, Baby It's Cold Outside), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 16 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 28 Gustave Leon Huberti, Belgian composer, dies at 67