Singers in History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 3,877

  • 1901-07-28 Rudy Vallee, Vt, singer (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time)

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1901-08-04 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1971)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • 1901-11-14 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)

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1901-12-27 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • 1902-07-18 Chill Wills, singer and actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders), born in Seagoville Texas (d. 1978)
  • 1902-08-03 Judson Laire, American actor/singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1902-09-11 Alice Tully, Corning, NY, singer/patroness (Carnegie Hall)
  • 1902-12-31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer (d. 1982)
  • 1903-02-08 Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress (d. 1977)
  • 1903-04-29 Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York

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1903-05-03 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1977)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1903-06-18 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1903-07-03 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna)
  • 1903-08-18 Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)
  • 1903-08-26 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer
  • 1903-11-01 Don Robey, US gospel singer
  • 1903-12-08 Irene Eisinger, singer
  • 1904-04-23 Leslie French, actor/singer (More than a Miracle)
  • 1904-05-04 Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer (official Date of Birth) (d. 1975)

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1904-05-21 Fats Waller [Thomas Wright], American jazz singer and composer (Ain't Misbehavin'), born in New York City (d. 1943)

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller
  • 1904-05-26 George Formby, [William Booth], British singer/comic (Let George Do It)
  • 1904-06-11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)
  • 1904-06-23 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
  • 1904-06-24 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], Linton, Indiana, American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood)
  • 1904-07-14 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
  • 1904-12-07 Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer (d. 1991)
  • 1904-12-18 Wilf Carter, country singer
  • 1904-12-24 Daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist
  • 1904-12-31 Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer and actress (d. 1975)
  • 1905-01-26 Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austria, singer, inspired "Sound of Music", (d. 2014)
  • 1905-03-23 Lale Andersen, German singer and cabaretist (d. 1972)
  • 1905-03-27 Leroy Carr, blues singer-songwriter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)

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1905-08-02 Myrna Loy, American actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1993)

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • 1905-08-24 Arthur Crudup, American singer and guitarist (d. 1974)
  • 1905-11-14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • 1905-11-24 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady)
  • 1906-01-12 Tex Ritter, Texas, country singer (5 Star Jubilee, Wayward Wind)
  • 1906-01-19 Lanny Ross, radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1906-03-24 Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (d. 1984)
  • 1906-03-25 Jean Sablon, French singer-songwriter, born in Nogent-sur-Marne, near Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1906-05-28 Phil Regan, singer (My Wild Irish Rose)
  • 1906-06-20 Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
  • 1906-07-18 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, born in Caputh (d. 1997)
  • 1906-07-28 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • 1906-09-16 Annie Hermes, Dutch singer
  • 1906-11-13 Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)
  • 1906-12-09 Greet Koeman, Dutch singer
  • 1906-12-26 Imperio Argentina, Argentine actress and singer (d. 2003)
  • 1907-02-13 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • 1907-02-27 Mildred Bailey, American singer (d. 1951)
  • 1907-03-15 Zarah Leander, Swedish actress and singer (d. 1981)
  • 1907-04-21 Beatrice Kay, American singer/actress, Sister Sue-Calvin & Col), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907-04-29 Tino Rossi, Ajaccio France, singer (Deux Amours, Marlene)
  • 1907-05-01 Kate Smith, American singer (d. 1986)

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1907-05-22 Laurence Olivier, English actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1989)

  • 1907-09-09 Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)
  • 1907-09-29 Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • 1907-10-02 William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
  • 1907-10-05 Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • 1907-10-14 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • 1907-10-14 Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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1907-11-10 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

Singer Jane Froman
Singer
Jane Froman
  • 1907-12-03 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1907-12-30 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
  • 1908-01-14 Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo, US singer/actor (Miracle of Women)
  • 1908-07-01 Peter Anders, German opera singer
  • 1908-07-06 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
  • 1908-08-06 George Singer, composer
  • 1908-08-30 Willie Bryant, singer (Sugar Hill Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1908-10-09 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (d. 1975)
  • 1908-10-30 Stuart Hamblen, Texas, singer/composer (This Old House)
  • 1909-02-01 George Beverly Shea, American gospel singer, born in Winchester, Ontario
  • 1909-02-27 Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon)
  • 1909-03-26 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer

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1909-05-10 Maybelle Carter, American country singer (Johnny Cash Show), born in Nickelsville, Virginia (d. 1978)

Country Singer Maybelle Carter
Country Singer
Maybelle Carter
  • 1909-06-14 Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
  • 1909-07-18 Harriet Nelson, American singer/actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Follow the Fleet), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1909-09-07 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer
  • 1909-12-28 Billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1910-03-23 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, German singer/actress (Der Pott)
  • 1910-06-16 Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1910-06-17 Red Foley, country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d.1968)
  • 1910-08-25 Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (Dames, 42nd Street), born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (d. 1993)
  • 1910-09-02 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher
  • 1910-10-09 Phil Hanna, River Forest Ill, singer (Once Upon a Tune)
  • 1910-12-13 Lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers)
  • 1911-01-22 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer
  • 1911-01-23 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer
  • 1911-02-03 Jesse Thomas, blues singer

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1911-05-08 Robert Johnson, American blues singer (King of Delta Blues Singers), born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi (d. 1938)

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson
  • 1911-05-13 Maxine Sullivan, [Marietta Williams], US singer/actress (Going Places)
  • 1911-05-18 Joe Turner, KC, blues singer (Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll)
  • 1911-06-07 Silas Roy Crain, singer/arranger/songwriter
  • 1911-07-06 Laverne Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), born in Mound, Minnesota (d. 1967)

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1911-07-16 Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Kitty Foyle) born in Independence, Missouri (d. 1995)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • 1911-07-20 William Dillard, trumpeter/singer
  • 1911-09-13 Bill Monroe, Rosine Ky, country singer (Blue Moon of Kentucky)
  • 1911-09-15 Silas Hogan, blues singer/guitarist
  • 1911-10-07 Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Akron, Ohio

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1911-10-26 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson

Weddings in Music

Weddings 101 - 200 of 374


HeartWedding of Interest

1984-03-22 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England

  • 1984-07-07 Singer Frankie Valli (50) marries Randy Clohessy (24)

HeartWedding of Interest

1984-09-07 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21)

  • 1984-10-27 "Jessie's Girl" singer Rick Springfield (35) weds Barbara Porter in Australia

HeartWedding of Interest

1984-12-14 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas

Actress/Singer Bette Midler
Actress/Singer
Bette Midler

HeartWedding of Interest

1985-06-01 Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

HeartWedding of Interest

1985-08-16 Singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn on her 27th birthday

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
  • 1986-02-01 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switz
  • 1986-05-03 Actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt

HeartWedding of Interest

1986-05-24 Country singer Garth Brooks marries songwriter Sandy Mahl

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

HeartWedding of Interest

1986-06-04 Legendary singer Bob Dylan (45) weds his backup singer Carolyn Dennis (32)

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

HeartWedding of Interest

1986-06-21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1987-01-03 Singer/Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in NYC

HeartWedding of Interest

1987-10-11 Rock and blues singer Joe Cocker (43) weds Pam Baker

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker

HeartWedding of Interest

1987-11-16 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

HeartWedding of Interest

1988-08-12 Country singer John Denver (44) weds actress Cassandra Delaney

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver

HeartWedding of Interest

1989-02-14 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) weds vocalist James Moreland

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love
  • 1989-04-29 Rock band Bon Jovi lead singer Jon Bon Jovi (27) weds Dorothea Hurley (26) at Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 1989-06-03 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • 1989-08-23 "The Cars" lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek (40) weds model Paulina Porizkova (24)

HeartWedding of Interest

1989-09-04 Tennis star Bjorn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1989-09-16 Singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher

HeartWedding of Interest

1990-05-12 Singer Patti Page (62) weds Jerry Filiciotto

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page

HeartWedding of Interest

1990-07-01 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1991-05-03 American singer Andy Williams weds 2nd wife Debbie Hass
  • 1991-06-07 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson
  • 1991-06-09 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa

HeartWedding of Interest

1991-07-06 Folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds restaurateur Ethan Robbins

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers

HeartWedding of Interest

1991-09-16 Country singer Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo in Nashville, Tennessee

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • 1991-10-20 Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black
  • 1991-10-27 "Thompson Twins" singer Tom Bailey weds Alannah Currie at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 1991-10-30 Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29)
  • 1992-02-24 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1992-04-11 Country singer Lee Greenwood weds Miss Tennessee 1989 (Kimberly Payne)

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1992-04-11 "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

HeartWedding of Interest

1992-05-29 Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress/singer Deborah Falconer (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

1992-06-27 Singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli (34) weds Enrica Cenzatti

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli

HeartWedding of Interest

1992-07-18 Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 1992-09-05 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana
  • 1993-04-17 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-06-05 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-06-27 Actress Julia Roberts (25) weds country singer Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-08-19 Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin

  • 1993-09-11 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds fifth wife Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California
  • 1993-09-16 Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)
  • 1993-12-30 Singer Deni Hines (22) weds INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly (35)
  • 1994-04-09 Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

1994-04-16 Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • 1994-05-21 Country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds Robert Reynolds (32)
  • 1994-07-18 "The Cranberries" lead singer Dolores O'Riordan (22) weds Don Burton (32) in Ireland

HeartWedding of Interest

1994-08-30 R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • 1994-09-17 "Stone Temple Pilots" lead singer Scott Weiland 26) weds Janina Castenada

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-04-30 Country singer Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1995-05-20 "Eagles" singer Don Henley (47) weds model Sharon Summerall (33) in Malibu
  • 1995-06-10 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

1996-02-14 Singer Prince (Rogers Nelson) (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis

  • 1996-04-16 Singer Judy Collins (57) weds industrial designer Louis Nelson (59) at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City
  • 1996-05-25 Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1996-06-16 Soap opera actress-singer Kassie Wesley (35) weds James De Paiva (39) in Morganfield, Kentucky

HeartWedding of Interest

1996-10-06 American country singer Faith Hill (44) weds singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in Rayville, Louisiana

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill

HeartWedding of Interest

1996-10-25 Singer-dancer Paula Abdul (33) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman (30) at Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 1996-11-16 "What Part of No" country singer Lorrie Morgan (37) weds singer Jon Randall (29) in Nashville

HeartWedding of Interest

1996-12-21 Famous singer Lionel Richie (47) weds clothing designer Diane Alexander (30) at Metropolitan Club in New York

  • 1997-01-04 "Smothers Brothers" actor-singer Dick Smothers (58) weds Denby Franklin (47) in Las Vegas

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-02-22 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-06-01 Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
  • 1997-06-17 Pop rock band singer Kevin Jonas (24) weds Danielle Deleasa (25) at Oheka Castle
  • 1997-09-05 TV and radio host Larry King (64) weds singer Shawn Southwick (38) at the hospital room in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-09-27 Grammy Award winning singer-rapper Coolio (34) weds Los Angeles DJ Josefa Salinas (37) in Las Vegas

Rapper Coolio
Rapper
Coolio
  • 1998-02-22 Singer-songwriter Tori Amos (34) weds British sound engineer Mark Hawley (34) in West Wycombe, England

HeartWedding of Interest

1998-04-30 Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis

  • 1998-05-03 "Jekyll & Hyde" lead singer Linda Eder (37) weds composer Frank Wildhorn (38) at their new 8-acre estate in North Salem, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1998-07-01 Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1998-09-13 "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • 1998-12-19 Actress Vivica A. Fox (34) weds singer Christopher Harvest at the Park Plaza in Los Angeles, California
  • 1999-05-01 "Dixie Chicks" singer Emily Erwin (26) weds singer-songwriter Charlie Robison (34) at Lone Star State in Texas

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-07-04 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

  • 1999-09-26 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-10-02 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rocker
Rob Thomas
  • 2000-03-10 Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian/pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2000-05-09 Puerto Rican actress and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres (25) weds singer-songwriter Marc Anthony (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2000-12-02 Mexican singer Thalia (29) weds co-owner of Casablanca Records Tommy Mottola (51) at St. Patrick
  • 2000-12-22 Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

HeartWedding of Interest

2001-02-10 Singer-comedian Weird Al Yankovic (41) weds Suzanne Krajewski

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 2001-05-06 Actress-singer Billie Piper (18) weds media mogul Chris Evans (35) at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas

HeartWedding of Interest

2001-09-01 Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • 2001-09-29 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California
  • 2001-10-05 "The Golden Boy" professional boxer Oscar De La Hoya (28) weds Puerto Rican pop singer Millie Corretjer (27) in a secret ceremony held at "El Invernino" in San Juan
  • 2001-12-31 Singer Prince (Rogers Nelson) (43) weds Manuela Testolini
  • 2002-02-23 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas
  • 2002-06-09 "In Your Eyes" singer Peter Gabriel (51) weds Meah Flynn at Li Capanni Hotel in Italy
  • 2002-07-20 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

HeartWedding of Interest

2002-09-14 No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) at St. Paul's Church in London, England

Singer Gwen Stefani
Singer
Gwen Stefani

HeartWedding of Interest

2002-10-26 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • 2003-01-11 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-04-07 Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

  • 2003-05-10 "Broadway" singer-actress Carol Channing (82) weds Harry Kullijian at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-07-19 "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress Melissa Joan Hart (27) weds "Course of Nature" lead singer-guitarist Mark Wilkersonin (26) in Florence, Italy

  • 2003-08-09 Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel
  • 2003-11-17 Singer Blake Shelton (27) weds Kaynette Williams in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 200 of 1,199

  • 1964-01-15 Weldon John "Jack" Teagarden, US jazz trombonist/singer, dies at 58
  • 1964-02-09 Willie Bryant, singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55
  • 1964-07-31 Jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39
  • 1964-08-31 Carole Coleman, singer (Make Mine Music), dies at 42
  • 1964-11-03 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)

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1965-02-15 Nat King Cole, American singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies at 49

Musician Nat King Cole
Musician
Nat King Cole
  • 1965-05-25 Sonny Boy Williamson II [Aleck Miller], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, dies at 65
  • 1965-06-20 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
  • 1965-09-03 Otto Lederer, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 79
  • 1965-10-21 Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42
  • 1966-02-09 Sophie Tucker [Kalish] "last of the red hot mammas", Russian-born American singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79
  • 1966-06-06 Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash
  • 1966-07-18 Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23
  • 1966-07-23 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
  • 1966-09-28 Lucky Millinder, bandleader/singer, dies
  • 1966-10-26 Alma Cogan, English singer (b. 1932)
  • 1966-11-02 Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • 1966-11-26 Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • 1967-03-18 Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
  • 1967-04-29 J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies at 38
  • 1967-05-08 Laverne Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 55
  • 1967-10-03 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, US folk singer/guitarist, dies at 55
  • 1967-12-08 John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889)
  • 1967-12-10 Otis Redding, singer (Dock of Bay), dies in plane crash at 26
  • 1968-02-07 Stuart Foster, singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at 49
  • 1968-02-15 Little Walter [Marion Walter Jacobs], American blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player, dies as the result of a fight at 37
  • 1968-02-27 Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer (The Teenagers), dies at 25 of a heroin overdose
  • 1968-04-20 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81
  • 1968-05-26 William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)
  • 1968-09-19 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 58
  • 1968-12-01 Dario Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer (b. 1921)
  • 1969-02-02 Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
  • 1969-06-13 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), dies in a plane crash at 39
  • 1969-06-14 Wynonie Harris, American rhythm and blues singer, dies of cancer at 53

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1969-06-22 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1969-06-29 Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
  • 1969-10-04 Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)
  • 1969-10-22 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • 1969-12-01 Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
  • 1969-12-31 Salvatore Baccaloni, opera singer/actor (Full of Life), dies at 69
  • 1970-01-17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
  • 1970-03-01 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • 1970-03-16 Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need), dies of a brain tumor at 24
  • 1970-03-16 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 22
  • 1970-06-11 Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • 1970-07-19 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
  • 1970-09-23 Bourvil, French actor and singer (b. 1917)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1970-10-04 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • 1970-11-18 Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56
  • 1971-06-26 Inia Te Wiata, opera singer, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1971-07-03 Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27

Rocker Jim Morrison
Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1971-07-04 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient) dies of leukemia at 29

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1971-07-06 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), dies of a heart attack at 69

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • 1971-07-17 Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", singer (54th Street Revue), dies at 76
  • 1971-10-02 Bola de Nieve, Cuban singer, pianist, and songwriter (b. 1911)
  • 1972-01-01 Maurice A Chevalier, French actor and singer (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83
  • 1972-01-16 David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
  • 1972-01-17 Betty Smith, American writer and singer (b. 1896)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1972-01-27 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson
  • 1972-02-27 Pat Brady, American actor and singer (b. 1914)
  • 1972-06-08 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68
  • 1972-06-13 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), dies at 39
  • 1972-06-23 Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
  • 1972-08-29 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
  • 1972-09-27 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
  • 1972-10-17 Billy Williams, American singer (b. 1910)
  • 1973-05-21 Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 61
  • 1973-05-29 P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)
  • 1973-07-24 Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
  • 1973-11-10 Stringbean, country singer/comedian/banjoist (Hee Haw), dies at 58
  • 1973-12-20 Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37
  • 1974-01-02 Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67
  • 1974-03-02 Barbara Ruick, actress/singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 41
  • 1974-03-07 Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)
  • 1974-03-28 Dorothy Fields, US singer (Way you Look Tonight), dies at 68
  • 1974-03-28 Arthur Crudup, American blues singer and guitarist, dies of heart attack at 68
  • 1974-07-27 Lightning Slim, blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61
  • 1974-07-29 "Mama" Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), dies from a heart attack in London at 32
  • 1974-08-03 Erik Darling, American folk musician (Rooftop Singers), dies at 74
  • 1974-08-10 Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64
  • 1974-11-08 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, dies at 60
  • 1974-12-26 Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1975-02-03 Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer (b. 1904)
  • 1975-04-13 Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • 1975-04-25 Mike Brant, Israeli singer (b. 1947)
  • 1975-06-29 Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter, dies at 28 of a heroin overdose
  • 1975-07-19 Lefty Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1928)
  • 1975-08-29 Leland T. Weed, American singer and actor, dies at 74
  • 1975-09-05 Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
  • 1975-12-11 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (b. 1908)
  • 1975-12-17 [Theodore Roosevelt] Hound Dog Taylor, American Chicago blues guitarist and singer, dies of lung cancer at 60
  • 1976-01-10 Howlin' Wolf, singer/guitarist, dies following brain surgery at 65
  • 1976-01-23 Paul Robeson, athlete/lawyer/singer, dies in Philadelphia at 77
  • 1976-01-28 Chris Kenner, American R&B singer-songwriter (I Like it Like That), dies at 46
  • 1976-04-09 Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35
  • 1976-08-27 Mukesh, Indian playback singer (b. 1923)
  • 1976-09-20 Johan Boskamp, opera singer/actor, dies at 83
  • 1976-10-04 Alexander Gray, singer (This is Music), dies at 74
  • 1976-10-10 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68
  • 1976-10-10 Silvana Armenulic, Yugoslavian folk singer (b. 1939)