June 1945 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 5 Benjamin Britten's opera "Peter Grimes" premieres in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Linda Scott, singer (Hey Look at Me Now)
  • Jun 4 Anthony Braxton, American jazz musician and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Gordon Waller, Scotland, singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love)
  • Jun 5 Don Reid, American country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall), born in Staunton, Virginia
  • Jun 10 Martin Wesley-Smith, composer
  • Jun 14 Rod Argent, St Albans United Kingdom, rock musician (The Zombies, Argent)
  • Jun 16 John Dawson [a.k.a. Marmaduke], American musician, singer, and songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jun 19 Peter Bardens, English musician (Camel), born in London (d. 2002)
  • Jun 19 Robert Franklin Palmer Jr., American writer, musicologist, and musician (Deep Blues), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jun 20 [Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)
  • Jun 21 Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)
  • Jun 23 Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • Jun 25 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 26 Barry Schrader, American composer, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Dave Knights, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador), born in London, England

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 RubĂ©n M. Campos, Mexican novelist (Claudio Oranos) and musicologist (El folklore y la musica mexicana), dies at 69
  • Jun 26 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 54
  • Jun 26 Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72