On This Day

June 1930 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Edward Woodward, British singer and actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman), born in Croydon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer ("Where Flamingos Fly"; "Sex Is A Misdemeanor") , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Jun 4 Morgana King [Messina], American jazz singer ("Dindi"; "It's A Quiet Thing"), and actress (The Godfather; The Godfather Part II), born in Pleasantville, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 4 Pentti Raitio, Finnish composer (‘Lemminkainen Gatecrashes at Pohjola’), born in Pieksämäki, Finland (d. 2014)
  • Jun 5 Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, Russian composer, born in Tver, Soviet Union (d. 1992)
  • Jun 8 Yannis Ioannidis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Jun 9 Barbara [Monique Andrée Serf], French singer ("L'Aigle noir"), born in Paris, France (d. 1997)
  • Jun 12 Jim Nabors, American actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), born in Sylacauga, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Jun 17 Romuald Twardowski, Polish composer, born in Wilno/ Vilnius, Poland
  • Jun 17 Cliff Gallup, American guitarist (Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1988)
  • Jun 19 Jul Levi, Bulgarian composer and conductor, born in Salonica, Greece
  • Jun 23 Elza Soares, Brazilian samba and jazz singer, named one of the Singers of the Millennium by BBC Radio, born in the Padre Miguel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2022)
  • Jun 26 Peter Feuchtwanger, German piano teacher, musicologist, and composer (Studies in Eastern Idiom; Introduction and Ragas for 8 Violas and cello), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Jun 28 Nikolai Nikolayevich Karetnikov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Doyle Holly, American comedian and musician (Buckaroos), born in Perkins, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 June Valli, American singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1993)