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, keyboards (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird)
  • 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, rock vocalist (.38 Special)
  • Jun 12 Dale Krantz, singer (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Jun 12 Oliver Knussen, composer (Chicara), born in Glasgow, Scotland

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

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  • 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 25 Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • Jun 25 Tim Finn, rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues)

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, composer, dies at 84