On This Day

June 1918 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Branimir Sakač, Croatian composer (Matrix Symphony), born in Zagreb (d. 1979)
  • Jun 13 "Wild Bill" Moore, American R&B and jazz tenor saxophone player ("We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll": Marvin Gaye's "Mercy, Mercy Me"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1983)
  • Jun 14 Carter Harman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Stuart Foster, American singer (Galen Drake Show), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1968)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, dies at 32
  • Jun 10 Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer, dies at 76