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), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • Jun 14 Theodore Bloomfield, American conductor, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)

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 23 George Russell, American jazz pianist (The Jazz Workshop) born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Jun 29 Chou Wen-Chung, Chinese-American composer (Mode of Shang), born in Yantai, Shandong, China

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