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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) * 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.
 

27 June
BIRTHS * John Pyke Hullah English composer and teacher. (1812) * Thomas German Reed English impresario and composer. (1817, 200 years) * August Conradi German composer. (1821) * Alexander Ritter German composer. (1833) * Arturo Rossato Italian librettist and novelist. (1882) * Tino Pattiera Croatian tenor. (1890) * Toti Dal Monte Italian soprano. (1893) * Tibor Harsányi French composer. (1898) * Prenkë Jakova Albanian composer. (1917, 100 years) * Emile Belcourt Canadian tenor. (1926) * Anna Moffo American soprano. (1932) * Jerome Savary French director. (1942) * Nancy Gustafson American soprano. (1956)

DEATHS * Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre French composer. (1729) * Johann Friedrich Reichardt German composer. (1814) * Louis-Sébastien Lebrun French composer. (1829) * Michel Carré French librettist. (1872) * Werner Wehrli Swiss composer. (1944) * Nikolay Tcherepnin Russian composer. (1945) * Daniel Lazarus French composer and conductor. (1964) * Robert Stolz Austrian composer and conductor. (1975) * Paul Dessau German composer. (1979) * Heinz Rehfuss Swiss bass-baritone. (1988) * Kenneth Neate Australian tenor. (1997)