2007 in Music History

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Events in Music

Events 1 - 10 of 10

Feb 11th - 49th Grammy Awards: Not Ready To Make Nice, Carrie Underwood wins
Mar 10th - 21st Soul Train Music Awards: Jermaine Dupri, Jennifer Hudson win
Apr 16th - 41st CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney wins
May 12th - 52nd Eurovision Song Contest: Marija Serifovic wins singing "Molitva" in Helsinki
May 15th - 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley win
Jun 8th - Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is forced to cancel his appearance at the Carnegie Hall all-star performance (held in his honour), owing to illness
Jun 29th - Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway
Sep 9th - 24th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Jay-Z, Fergie & Justin Timberlake win
Nov 7th - 41st Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins
Nov 18th - 34th American Music Awards: Fergie, Justin Timberlake & Carrie Underwood win

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 100 of 115

Jan 1st - Julius Hegyi, American conductor (b. 1923)
Jan 1st - Del Reeves, American country singer (b. 1932)
Jan 1st - Tad Jones, American jazz music historian (b. 1952)
Jan 3rd - Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
Jan 6th - Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American musician and special-effects artist (b. 1934)
Jan 11th - Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
Jan 12th - Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician (b. 1937)
Jan 13th - Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1949)
Jan 18th - Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (b. 1963)
Jan 19th - Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940)
Jan 19th - Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer (b. 1969)
Jan 28th - Karel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music (b. 1938)
Jan 31st - Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)
Feb 1st - Gian Carlo Menotti, Italian-born composer (b. 1911)
Feb 1st - Seri Wangnaitham, Thai dance choreographer (b. 1937)
Feb 1st - Whitney Balliett, American jazz critic (b. 1926)
Feb 2nd - Billy Henderson, American singer (The Spinners) (b. 1939)
Feb 2nd - Joe Hunter, American pianist and bandleader of The Funk Brothers (b. 1927)
Feb 2nd - Eric von Schmidt, American folk/blues singer-songwriter (b. 1931)
Feb 3rd - Pedro Knight, Cuban-American musician, husband of legendary singer Celia Cruz (b. 1921)
Feb 4th - Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (b. 1934)
Feb 6th - Frankie Laine, American singer (b. 1913)
Feb 12th - Peggy Gilbert, American jazz saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1905)
Feb 15th - Ray Evans, American songwriter (b. 1915)
Feb 17th - Dermot O'Reilly, Irish-born Canadian musician, producer and songwriter (b. 1943)
Feb 23rd - Donnie Brooks, American singer (b. 1936)
Feb 24th - Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (b. 1932)
Feb 25th - Mark Spoelstra, American singer/songwriter (b. 1940)
Feb 27th - Bobby Rosengarden, American jazz drummer (b. 1924)
Feb 28th - Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs) (b. 1946)
Mar 4th - Natalie Bodanya (Natalie Bodanskaya), American soprano (b. 1908)
Mar 4th - Richard Joseph, British games soundtrack composer (b. 1954)
Mar 4th - Tadeusz Nalepa, Polish composer, guitar player, vocalist and lyricist (b. 1934)
Mar 9th - Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (b. 1951)
Mar 11th - Betty Hutton, American actress and singer (b. 1921)
Mar 17th - Roger Bennett, American Southern Gospel performer (b. 1959)
Mar 19th - Luther Ingram, American soul singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
Apr 5th - Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss)(b. 1956)
Apr 10th - Dakota Staton, American singer (b. 1930)
Apr 14th - Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
Apr 20th - Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
Apr 21st - Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (b. 1941)
Apr 25th - Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer and songwriter (b. 1938)
Apr 27th - Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
Apr 28th - Tommy Newsom, American bandleader (b. 1929)
Apr 30th - Grégory Lemarchal, French singer (b. 1983)
Apr 30th - Zola Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
May 6th - Đorđe Novković, Croatian songwriter (b. 1943)
May 18th - Yoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer and movie actor (b. 1932)
May 26th - J Edward Oliver, cartoonist and composer (b. 1942)
May 27th - Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (b. 1967)
Jun 1st - Tony Thompson, Singer in R&B group Hi-Five (b. 1975)
Jun 2nd - Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (b. 1949)
Jun 4th - Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (b. 1933)
Jun 17th - Serena Wilson, American belly dancer (b. 1933)
Jun 18th - Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
Jun 19th - El Fary, Spanish singer (b. 1937)
Jun 19th - Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (b. 1919)
Jun 24th - Natasja Saad, Danish reggae and dancehall artist (b. 1974)
Jun 25th - Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
Jun 26th - Natasja Saad, Danish Reggae singer (b. 1974)
Jul 2nd - Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano (b. 1929)
Jul 3rd - Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (b. 1927)
Jul 4th - Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
Jul 4th - Bill Pinkney, American singer and performer (b. 1925)
Jul 5th - Régine Crespin, French operatic soprano (b. 1927)
Jul 5th - George Melly, British jazz & blues musician (b. 1926)
Jul 12th - Robert Burås, Norwegian guitar player (b. 1975)
Jul 15th - Kelly Johnson, English guitarist, dies at 49
Jul 18th - Jerry Hadley, American opera singer, (b. 1952)
Jul 23rd - Ron Miller, American songwriter and record producer (b. 1933)
Aug 1st - Tommy Makem, Irish folk singer (b. 1932)
Aug 4th - Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
Aug 6th - Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini, Omen, Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers, solo) (b. 1969)
Aug 10th - Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950)
Aug 14th - Tikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer (b. 1913)
Aug 15th - Richard Bradshaw, British opera conductor, (b. 1944)
Aug 16th - Max Roach, American percussionist, drummer, and composer (b. 1924)
Aug 28th - Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
Sep 2nd - Rajae Belmlih, Morrocan singer (b. 1962 in Casablanca)
Sep 3rd - Carter Albrecht, Musician (b. 1973)
Sep 5th - Thomas Hansen (musician) (b. 1976)
Operatic Tenor Luciano PavarottiOperatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti (Sep 6th) Sep 6th - Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71
Sep 9th - Hughie Thomasson, American musician (b. 1952)
Sep 11th - Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
Sep 15th - Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (b. 1928)
Sep 18th - Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
Sep 26th - Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (b. 1913)
Oct 1st - Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (b. 1928)
Oct 11th - Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (b. 1915)
Oct 14th - Big Moe, American rapper (b. 1974)
Oct 16th - Toše Proeski, Macedonian music star (b. 1981)
Oct 17th - Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (b. 1931)
Oct 18th - Lucky Dube, South African musician (b. 1964)
Oct 19th - LaLa Brown, American singer (b. 1986)
Oct 21st - Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts) (b. 1951)
Oct 24th - Petr Eben, Czech organ composer (b. 1929)
Oct 28th - Porter Wagoner, American country singer (b. 1927)
American Singer and Actor Robert GouletAmerican Singer and Actor Robert Goulet (Oct 30th) Oct 30th - Robert Goulet, American entertainer (b. 1933)
Oct 30th - Linda Stein, Ramones manager and real estate broker (b. 1945)

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