On This Day

June 1933 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Bob Rozario, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jun 15 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (Marianne), born in Pola, Istria, Italy (now Croatia) (d. 2005)
  • Jun 17 Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, born in Le Touquet, France (d. 1982)
  • Jun 18 Tommy [Charles] Hunt, American soul singer (Flamingos-"Lovers Never Say Goodbye"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor (Czech Philharmonic; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 26 Claudio Abbado, Italian composer and conductor (London Symph-1982), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
  • Jun 28 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 14 Albert Ross Parsons, American composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 24 Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", American singer, dies at about 64