June 1952 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 7 "3 Wishes after Jamie" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 94 performances
  • Jun 25 "Wish You Were Here" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 Billy Powell, American musician and keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Jun 5 Carole Fredericks, American singer (d. 2001)
  • Jun 5 Daniel Katzen, American classical musician
  • Jun 6 Yukihiro Yakahashi, rocker (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
  • Jun 9 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
  • Jun 11 Donnie Van Zant, American rock vocalist (.38 Special), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 12 Dale Krantz, American singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Jun 12 Oliver Knussen, British composer (Where the Wild Things Are, Chicara), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2018)

Person of interestPete Farndon

Jun 12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

Musician Pete Farndon
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Pete Farndon
  • Jun 16 Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer (Living Inside Myself), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 16 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • Jun 18 Rick Gazda, trumpet player (The Miami Horns)
  • Jun 25 Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1992)
  • Jun 25 Tim Finn, New Zealand rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues) born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 9 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
  • Jun 17 Alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
  • Jun 19 Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (b. 1888)
  • Jun 24 Lodewijk Mortelmans, Belgian composer, dies at 84