June 1947 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 2 "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Jun 4 "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)
  • Jun 2 Mark Elder, British opera and symphony conductor
  • Jun 3 Mickey Finn, British guitarist and percussionist (T. Rex) (d. 2003)
  • Jun 5 Tom Evans, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 5 Laurie Anderson, American avant-garde artist and musician (known for O Superman), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Jun 8 Joan La Barbara, composer
  • Jun 8 Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)
  • Jun 8 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • Jun 11 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
  • Jun 14 Barry Melton, American guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish)
  • Jun 15 Paul Patterson, composer
  • Jun 17 George S. Clinton, American composer and musician
  • Jun 17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • Jun 18 Douglas Young, composer
  • Jun 19 Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
  • Jun 20 Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
  • Jun 21 Joseph "Joey" Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestMick Fleetwood

Jun 24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
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Mick Fleetwood
  • Jun 24 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • Jun 30 Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch jazz pianist (Live in Montreux)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Herman Darewsky, British composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 12 Jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70