June 1950 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 27 "Liar" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • Jun 28 "Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
  • Jun 3 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 3 Deniece Williams [Chandler], American singer (Love Won't Let Me Wait, Let's Hear it for the Boy,) born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 4 Dagmar Krause, German singer (Slapp Happy, Henry Cow, Art Bears), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jun 5 Ronnie Dyson, American singer (Hair, All over your face)
  • Jun 8 Elmar Oliveira, American violinist (Naumburg 1978), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jun 9 Trevor Bolder, British rock musician and record producer (Uriah Heep, The Spiders from Mars), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2013)
  • Jun 11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jun 16 James Smith, American singer (Stylistics), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 19 Ann Wilson, American musician (Heart-What About Love), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 21 Joey Kramer, American hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 22 Julio Fonseca, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 28 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, dies at 72