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September 1990 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 1 "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 621 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial theater, NYC. after 634 performances

Choreographer, Director and Theater Producer Jerome Robbins
Choreographer, Director and Theater Producer
Jerome Robbins
  • Sep 2 "Grapes of Wrath" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 188 performances

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

Sep 6 7th MTV Video Music Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor
  • Sep 7 New York City Opera's production of Kurt Weill and Langston Hughes' "Street Scene" opens at NY State Theater, NYC; runs for 6 performances
  • Sep 12 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • Sep 27 Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye
  • Sep 29 "Love & Affection" by Nelson peaks at #1 on pop singles chart
  • Sep 29 "Street Scene" closes at NY State Theater NYC after 6 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 4 James Bay, British singer-songwriter (Chaos and the Calm), born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
  • Sep 9 Magnus Larsson, Danish rock bassist (Lukas Graham - "7 Years"), born in Denmark
  • Sep 20 Marilou [Bourdon], Canadian pop singer, born in Longueuil, Quebec

Deaths in Music

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Sep 6 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Tom Fogerty
  • Sep 14 Wime de Craene, Flemish singer and composer, dies at 40
  • Sep 16 Steve Condos, tap dancer, dies of heart attack at 71
  • Sep 19 Werner Janssen, American composer (New Years Eve in NY), dies at 91
  • Sep 27 Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, Russian-Soviet composer of popular songs and film music ("Katyusha"), dies at 87