June 1926 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Andy Griffith, American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina (d. 2012)
  • Jun 3 Carlos Veerhoff, composer
  • Jun 3 Janez Maticic, composer
  • Jun 6 Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (Fidelio), born in Merseburg, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Jun 7 Dick Williams, American singer and choral director (Andy Williams Show), born in Wall Lake, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Jun 8 Anatol Vieru, Romanian-Jewish composer, born in Iasi, Romania (d. 1998)
  • Jun 11 Brother Dave Gardner, American comedian, drummer and singer, born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 1983)
  • Jun 11 Carlisle Floyd, American opera composer (Slow Dusk), born in Latta, South Carolina
  • Jun 15 Jan Carlstedt, composer
  • Jun 17 Manuel Enriquez, composer
  • Jun 22 Ruth Zechlin, German organist and composer, born in Grosshartmannsdorf (d. 2007)
  • Jun 23 Lars Johan Werle, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, dies at 52
  • Jun 7 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 22 Hermann Suter, Swiss composer, dies at 56