On This Day

June 1933 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Bob Rozario, American pianist (Louis Prima), and orchestra leader (Bobby Darin; Tony Orlando; Donny & Marie), born in Shanghai, China (d. 2013)
  • 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 [Charles] Tommy Hunt, American soul singer (Flamingos - "I Only Have Eyes For You"; "Lovers Never Say Goodbye"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Colin Brumby, Australian composer (Fibonacci Variations), conductor (Queensland Opera, 1968-71), and educator, born in Melbourne (d. 2018)
  • Jun 20 Danny Aiello, American stage and screen actor (Moonstruck; Do the Right Thing; Broadway Danny Rose), and singer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • Jun 22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor (Czech Philharmonic; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 26 Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor (La Scala, 1969-86; London Symphony, 1979-87; Berlin Philharmonic, 1989-2002), 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