June 1948 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 3 The musical "Sleepy Hollow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Jun 8 "Sally" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • Jun 12 "Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Jun 12 The musical "Sleepy Hollow" closes at St James Theater NYC after 12 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • Jun 6 Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)
  • Jun 9 Nathaniel Rosen, Altadena Ca, cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978)
  • Jun 11 Skip Alan, [Alan Skipper], drummer (Them, Pretty Things)
  • Jun 11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • Jun 18 √Čva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
  • Jun 19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 23 Nigel Osborne, composer
  • Jun 24 Patrick Moraz, Swiss progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues), born in Morges, Switzerland
  • Jun 27 Camile Baudoin, American musician
  • Jun 29 Dervin Gordon, British musician (The Equals), born in Jamaica
  • Jun 29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
  • Jun 29 Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer (White Snake, Deep Purple), born in Nottingham, England

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), dies at 34
  • Jun 7 Georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90
  • Jun 8 Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 14 John Blackwood McEwen, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 20 George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 George Templeton Strong, composer, dies at 92