June 1923 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 14 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Del Simmons [James Joseph Simonian], American saxophonist (Captain Beefheart) (d. 2011)
  • Jun 5 Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)
  • Jun 8 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games)
  • Jun 14 Theodore Bloomfield, composer

Person of interestErroll Garner

Jun 15 Erroll Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner
Jazz Pianist
Erroll Garner
  • Jun 16 Ake Hermanson, composer
  • Jun 16 Henryk Czyz, Polish composer and musician, born in GrudziÄ…dz (d. 2003)
  • Jun 29 Chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 20 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 29 Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 30 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56