June 1988 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 1 "Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, LA
  • Jun 4 "Cabaret" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 262 performances
  • Jun 4 42nd Tony Awards: "M Butterfly" and "Phantom of the Opera" win
  • Jun 6 22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis & Statler Brothers

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Jun 13 George Harrison releases "This is Love"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
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George Harrison
  • Jun 25 "Chess" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 68 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Nami Tamaki, Japanese pop singer
  • Jun 14 Kevin Michael McHale, American singer
  • Jun 16 Keshia Chante, Canadian singer
  • Jun 16 Leeland Dayton Mooring, American musician (Leeland)
  • Jun 23 Isabella Leong Lok-Sze, Hong Kong singer, actress and model
  • Jun 28 Lacey Schwimmer, American dancer

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 19 Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie

Divorces in Music


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Jun 17 Bruce Springsteen separates from Julianne Phillips

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 12 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
  • Jun 19 Zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 22 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • Jun 22 Jesse Ed Davis, Native American guitarist, dies of a drug overdose at 43
  • Jun 25 Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)