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June 27, 1948 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Bill Summers, American jazz, fusion, and Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist and conguero (Herbie Hancock's Headhunters; Sonny Rollins; Quincy Jones), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Camile Baudoin, American guitarist (The Radiators), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deaths in Music

  • George Templeton Strong, American composer, dies at 92
1948 in Music