June 1941 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)

Person of interestCharlie Watts

Jun 2 Charlie Watts, drummer (Rolling Stones), born in London, England

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Jun 2 William Guest, singer (Gladys Knight Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d 2015)
  • Jun 5 Martha Argerich, pianist (debut 1949), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jun 7 Jaime Laredo, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959), born in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Jun 8 Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, American pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep), born in Elkins, West Virginia
  • Jun 9 Billy Hatton, English rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • Jun 9 Jon Lord, British keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), born in Leicester, England (d. 2012)
  • Jun 10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • Jun 10 Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Jun 10 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Jun 12 Armando "Chick" Corea, American jazz-fusion pianist and composer (Return To Forever, Delhpi I, Toy Dance), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • Jun 12 Reg Presley [Reginald Maurice Ball], English rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing) and songwriter, born in Andover, Hampshire, England (d. 2013)
  • Jun 12 Roy Harper, English musician (Folkjokeopus), born in Rusholme, Manchester
  • Jun 13 Esther Ofarim, Israeli singer
  • Jun 15 Harry Nilsson, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 16 Lamont Dozier, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 23 Robert Hunter, American lyricist and singer-songwriter (Grateful Dead)
  • Jun 30 Larry Hall, rocker (Tape Heads)
  • Jun 30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African Amerian woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 30 Mike Leander Farr, record producer

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 17 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78

Person of interestIgnacy Jan Paderewski

Jun 29 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman and pianist, dies in NY at 80

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski