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24 June
BIRTHS * João Pedro Almeida Mota Portuguese tenor and composer. (1744) * Jean-Baptiste Rochefort French composer. (1746) * John O'Keeffe Irish librettist. (1747) * Gaston Salvayre French composer. (1847) * Heinz Tietjen German intendent, director and conductor. (1881) * Fritz Löhner Austrian librettist. (1883) * Ivo Parać Croatian composer. (1890) * Angeles Ottein Spanish soprano. (1895) * Harry Partch American composer. (1901) * José Siqueira Brazilian composer. (1907) * Ionel Tudoran Romanian tenor. (1913) * Heinrich Hollreiser German conductor. (1913) * Roy Travis American composer. (1922) * Sylvia Lindenstrand Swedish mezzo-soprano. (1942)

DEATHS * Valentina Semyonovna Serova Russian composer and writer on music. (1924) * Peter Baxevanos Greek tenor. (1982) * Hans Beirer Austrian tenor. (1993)

PREMIERES Alfonso und Estrella Franz Schubert; Weimar, Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Die schweigsame Frau Richard Strauss; Dresden, Staatsoper, 24 June 1935.
 

25 June
BIRTHS * Giuseppe Tricarico Italian composer. (1623) * Francesco Araia Italian composer. (1709) * Antonio d'Antoni Italian composer and conductor. (1801) * Gustave Charpentier French composer. (1860) * Géza Rech Austrian director and musicologist. (1910) * Leslie Kondorossy American composer and conductor. (1915) * Peter Wishart English composer. (1921) * Ingeborg Bachmann Austrian librettist. (1926) * William Russo American composer. (1928) * Kurt Schwertsik Austrian composer. (1935)

DEATHS * E T A Hoffmann German composer and writer. (1822) * Johann Friedrich Kind German writer. (1843) * Arthur W Tams American manager and singer. (1927) * Mignon Nevada English soprano. (1971) * Alberto Ginastera Argentine composer. (1983) * Lodovico Rocca Italian composer. (1986) * Peggy Glanville-Hicks Australian composer. (1990) * Hans Hopf German tenor. (1993)

PREMIERES Lenardo und Blandine Peter Winter; Munich, Nationaltheater, 25 June 1779. Nina Giovanni Paisiello; Caserta, Teatro del Reale Sito di Belvedere, 25 June 1789. Genoveva Robert Schumann; Leipzig, Stadttheater, 25 June 1850.
 

26 June
BIRTHS * Jean-Baptiste Cardonne French composer. (1730) * Leopold Kozeluch Bohemian composer. (1747) * Louis Joseph Saint-Amans French composer. (1749) * Charlotte Häser German singer. (1784) * Richard Crooks American tenor. (1900) * Hugues Cuénod Swiss tenor. (1902) * Hans Beirer Austrian tenor. (1911) * Wolfgang Windgassen German tenor and director. (1914) * Giuseppe Taddei Italian baritone. (1916, 100 years) * Heinz Becker German musicologist. (1922) * Claudio Abbado Italian conductor. (1933)

DEATHS * Angelo Antonio Caroli Italian composer. (1778) * Christian August Vulpius German writer. (1827) * Antonio García Gutiérrez Spanish playwright. (1884) * Antonina Nezhdanova Russian soprano. (1950) * Alexander Pirogov Russian bass. (1964) * Inia Te Wiata New Zealand bass. (1971) * Juan Manén Spanish violinist. (1971) * Sergey Lemeshev Russian tenor. (1977) * Henk Badings Dutch composer. (1987) * Géza Rech Austrian director and musicologist. (1992)

PREMIERES Die Walküre Richard Wagner; Munich, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, 26 June 1870.