June 1915 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Robert Moffat Palmer, American composer, born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 6 Vincent Persichetti, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
  • Jun 9 Jane Cowan, cello teacher
  • Jun 9 Les Paul, American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter and inventor (solid-body electric guitar), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin (d. 2009)
  • Jun 10 Oscar Comras, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 17 Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)
  • Jun 18 Victor Legley, composer
  • Jun 25 Peter Lind Hayes, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 27 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician
  • Jun 28 David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, born in Shaw, Mississippi (d. 2011)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 4 William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26
  • Jun 7 Benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35
  • Jun 19 Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58