On This Day

Musicians Who Died in June 1948

  • Jun 1 Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), dies at 34
  • Jun 7 Georges Hüe, French composer, dies at 90
  • Jun 8 Franz Carl Bornschein, American composer, dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, Swedish composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 14 John Blackwood McEwen, Scottish classical composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 20 George Frederick Boyle, Australian-American composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 George Templeton Strong, American composer, dies at 92