September 1991 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 2 "Ropin' the Wind" 3rd studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1992)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Sep 4 "Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater NYC
  • Sep 5 8th MTV Video Music Awards: REM wins

Music releaseMusic Single

Sep 10 Rock band Nirvana release their single "Smells like Teen Spirit"

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • Sep 24 Rock band Nirvana release their 2nd studio album "Nevermind"

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

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

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Sep 4 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
  • Sep 4 Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
  • Sep 7 Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • Sep 8 Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Sep 8 Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies
  • Sep 10 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Sep 13 Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • Sep 15 Allan Sobek, dancer, dies
  • Sep 17 Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)
  • Sep 17 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock musician (MC5), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • Sep 24 Peter Bellamy, folk singer (b. 1944)
  • Sep 26 Billy Vaughn, American singer and bandleader (Sail Along Sil'vry Moon), dies of cancer at 72

Person of interestMiles Davis

Sep 28 Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Sep 29 Zapata Jaw, [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies