1992 in Music History

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Events in Music

Events 1 - 40 of 40

Jan 27th - 19th American Music Awards: C & C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win
Feb 2nd - IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)
Feb 6th - "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
Feb 19th - Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances
Feb 22nd - "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC
Feb 25th - 34th Grammy Awards: Unforgetable, Marc Cohn wins
Feb 25th - Muddy Waters wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards
Mar 10th - 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win
Mar 18th - Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
Mar 29th - Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (CIS)
Apr 1st - Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman
Apr 14th - "Les Miserables" opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester
Apr 20th - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
Apr 27th - "Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 48 perfs
Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth BrooksCountry Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks Apr 29th - 27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win
Apr 29th - Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery
May 5th - Country singer Tammy Wynette hospitalized with bile duct infection
May 9th - 37th Eurovision Song Contest: Linda Martin for Ireland wins singing "Why Me" in Malmo
May 16th - "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
May 20th - Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds
May 26th - Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour
Jun 7th - "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 perfs
Jun 8th - 26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks
Jun 24th - Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43
Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy JoelPianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel Jun 25th - "Les Miserables" opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague
Jun 28th - 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
Jul 4th - John Phillips, rocker (Mamas & Papas), undergoes a liver transplant
Jul 9th - Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
Jul 19th - Ballet dancer Peter Martins charged with beating his wife
Sep 9th - 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman
Sep 16th - "Les Miserables," opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid
Sep 25th - "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC
Sep 30th - 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
Oct 3rd - Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV
Oct 3rd - Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"
Oct 21st - Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale
Dec 9th - 3rd Billboard Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Ropin' The Wind win
Pop Star MadonnaPop Star Madonna Dec 27th - "Les Miserables" opens at Ostregaswerks, Copenhagen
Dec 27th - "Tommy Tune Tonite! Song & Dance Act" opens at Gershwin NYC for 10 per
Dec 27th - Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 24 of 24

Feb 2nd - Danielle White, American singer
Feb 7th - Maimi Yajima, Japanese singer
Feb 17th - Meaghan Jette Martin, American child actress and singer
Mar 6th - Momoko Tsugunaga, Japanese singer
Mar 10th - Emily Osment, American actress and singer
Apr 15th - Amy Diamond, Swedish singer
Apr 27th - James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason
May 21st - Olivia Olson, American singer and actress
Jun 4th - Dino Jelusić, Croatian singer
Jun 12th - Allie DiMeco American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band)
Jul 8th - Taylor Maine Pearl Brooks, daughter of country singer Garth Brooks
Jul 8th - Benjamin Grosvenor, British pianist
Jul 15th - Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
Singer and Actress Selena GomezSinger and Actress Selena Gomez (Jul 22nd) Jul 22nd - Selena Gomez, American actress and singer, born in Grand Prairie, Texas
Aug 4th - Tiffany Evans, American singer
Aug 21st - Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor
Aug 25th - Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer
Aug 29th - Mallu Magalhães, Brazilian singer-songwriter
Sep 16th - Nick Jonas, American singer, member of The Jonas Brothers
Oct 11th - Sarah Cannon, daughter of singer Amy Grant
Oct 12th - Taylor Horn, American singer and actress
Oct 14th - Savannah Outen, American singer/songwriter
Nov 23rd - Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee
Dec 14th - Tori Kelly, American singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 100 of 107

Jan 1st - Constantin Poustochkine, jazz critic, dies
Jan 1st - Corky Geil, dancer, dies in Long Beach CA at 64
Jan 3rd - Anthony Del Casino, band leader (Charlie Barnet Band), dies at 79
Jan 3rd - Lewis Michael Friedman, pianist, dies at 47 of AIDS
Jan 15th - Dee Murray, English bassist (b. 1946)
Jan 17th - Charlie Ventura, jazz sax (Bop for the people), dies at 75 of cancer
Jan 21st - William T "Champion Jack" Dupree, US boxer/pianist, dies at 81
Jan 25th - Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70
Jan 25th - Vernon William Reed Sr, singer, dies after a long illness at 73
Jan 28th - Clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37
Jan 29th - Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Backdoor Man"), dies at 76
Feb 15th - William H Schuman, US composer (Pulitzer)/Pres of Julliard, dies at 81
Feb 21st - Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
Feb 21st - Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83
Feb 28th - La Lupe, Cuban singer, dies of a heart attack in the Bronx at 53
Mar 4th - Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
Mar 8th - Red Callender, US jazz bassist (Unfinished dream), dies at 76
Mar 10th - Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
Mar 13th - Clarence Wright, singer, dies at 84
Mar 20th - Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
Mar 20th - Georges Delerue, French composer (Hiroshima, My Love), dies at 67
Mar 21st - Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
Apr 2nd - Paula Kelly, American big band singer, dies at 72
Apr 4th - Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
Apr 4th - Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
Apr 5th - Anthony "Tony" Papa, big band leader, dies at 65
Apr 11th - Adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
Apr 12th - Joe Medwick, vocalist, dies at 61
Apr 14th - Sammy Price, US boogie-woogie pianist, dies
Apr 16th - Andy Russell, drummer/vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72
Apr 17th - Hank Penny, country music singer, dies at 73 of heart failure
Apr 19th - Robert F Clayton, drummer (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car crash
Apr 19th - Robert Paul Haynes, bassist (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car crash
Apr 20th - Johnny Shines, American delta blues singer/guitarist, dies at 76
Apr 25th - Brian Macleod, Canadian musician, dies of cancer at 39
Apr 25th - Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese rock artist, dies at 26 of pulmonary edema
Apr 27th - Olivier Messiaen, French composer, dies at 83
Apr 28th - Olivier Messiaen, French composer (St Francois d'Assise), dies at 83
May 1st - Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
May 2nd - Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34
May 2nd - Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
May 3rd - Elizabeth Lennox, radio singer, dies of heart seizure at 98
Singer/Actress Marlene DietrichSinger/Actress Marlene Dietrich (May 6th) May 6th - Marlene Dietrich, [Maria Losch], actress (Angel), dies in Paris at 90
May 10th - Sylvia Sims [Blagman], American jazz singer dies aged 74
May 10th - Joan Merrill, vocalist, dies of a stroke at 74
May 10th - Sylvia Sims, singer (Flower Drum Song), dies of a heart attack at 74
May 13th - Floyd Arceneaux, trumpeter, dies at 58
May 16th - Chalino Sanchez, Mexican musician (b, 1960)
May 17th - Lawrence Welk, conductor/accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies of pneumonia at 89
May 17th - Leonardo del Ferro, [Keyser], US epic tenor, dies
May 23rd - Atahualpa Yupanqui, Argentine singer/composer/poet/guitarist, dies
May 27th - Glen White, dancer/actor (Graft, Camille), dies of AIDS at 42
May 29th - Peter John "Ollie" Halsall, guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 43
May 30th - Leen 't Hart, organist/composer, dies at 72
Jun 9th - Clarence Miller, blues/jazz vocalist, dies at 69 of a heart attack
Jun 10th - Hachidal Nakamura, composer (Sukiyaki), dies at 61 of heart failure
Jun 21st - Thomas Whitfield, gospel vocalist, dies of heart attack at 38
Jun 24th - Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
Jun 24th - Tony LeMans, singer/songwriter, dies in a car crash at 29
Jun 27th - Allen James, vocalist/actor (Show Boat), dies of lung cancer at 84
Jun 27th - Stefanie Ann Sargent, guitarist (7 Year Bitch), dies of overdose at 24
Jun 30th - Jim Alaimo, vocalist, dies after heart surgery at 53
Jul 2nd - Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42
Jul 2nd - Jose Monje, [Camaron de la Isla], Spanish flamenco singer, dies
Jul 4th - Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
Jul 4th - Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies
Jul 5th - Georgia Brown, British singer/actress (Love at Stake), dies at 59
Jul 13th - Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist, dies at 78
Jul 15th - Henk van der Molen, guitarist/composer/writer (Martine Bijl), dies
Jul 22nd - David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37
Jul 26th - Mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49
Jul 30th - Titti Sotto, latin songwriter, dies at 48 of aids
Aug 2nd - Michel Berges, French composer, dies of a heart attack at 44
Aug 5th - Jeff Porcaro, drummer (Toto-Africa), dies of cardiac arrest at 38
Aug 7th - Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies
Aug 12th - John Cage, avante-garde composer, dies of a stroke at 79
Aug 14th - Tony Williams, US, singer (Platters-Great Pretender), dies at 64
Aug 16th - Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
Aug 24th - Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48
Aug 25th - Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
Sep 7th - Indra Kamadjojo, [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies
Sep 29th - Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
Oct 1st - Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
Oct 4th - Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
Oct 5th - Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
Oct 5th - Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
Oct 7th - Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
Oct 19th - Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies
Country Singer Roger MillerCountry Singer Roger Miller (Oct 25th) Oct 25th - Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56
Oct 26th - Jerome Andrews, US/French dancer/choreographer, dies
Oct 28th - Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
Nov 8th - Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies
Nov 12th - Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
Nov 13th - Bobby Mcclure, US singer (Don't mess up a good thing), dies at 50)
Nov 13th - Maurice Ohana, pianist/composer, dies
Nov 14th - George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
Nov 18th - Dorothy Kirsten, US soprano, dies from stroke at 82
Nov 19th - Bobby Russell, song writer (Honey, Little Green Apples), dies at 52
Nov 23rd - Ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies
Nov 24th - Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies

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