June 1958 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 24 Nina Simone releases her debut jazz album "Little Girl Blue"

Singer and Civil Rights Activist Nina Simone
Singer and Civil Rights Activist
Nina Simone

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Michael Landau, American session musician, engineer, and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPrince (Rogers Nelson)

Jun 7 Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • Jun 11 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 1999)
  • Jun 12 Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer (Knight Rider), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 14 Brian David Willis, rock drummer (Quarterflash)
  • Jun 16 Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • Jun 17 Jello Biafra [Eric Reed Boucher], American musician and activist (Dead Kennedys), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Jun 17 Derek Lee Ragin, American countertenor
  • Jun 18 Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Jun 20 Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)
  • Jun 27 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American singer and songwriter (The Gun Club), born in Montebello, California (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Magnus Lindberg, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jun 27 Lisa Germano, American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (Geek the Girl), born in Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Jun 29 Leslie Browne, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 30 Esa-Pekka Salonen, Helsinki Finland, conductor (Giro)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 6 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71
  • Jun 16 José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican composer (Huapango), dies at 45
  • Jun 23 Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88