August 1992 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 1 "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Aug 2 "Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
  • Aug 9 "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 performances
  • Aug 18 "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
  • Aug 26 "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Aug 30 "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 performances
  • Aug 30 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 229 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 4 Tiffany Evans, American singer
  • Aug 20 Demi Lovato, American actress (Camp Rock) and singer/songwriter (Unbroken), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 21 Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor (House of Anubis-Fabian Rutter), born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England
  • Aug 25 Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer
  • Aug 29 Mallu Magalhães, Brazilian singer-songwriter

Weddings in Music


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Aug 20 Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 2 Michel Berges, French composer, dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Aug 5 Jeff Porcaro, drummer (Toto-Africa), dies of cardiac arrest at 38
  • Aug 7 Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies
  • Aug 12 John Cage, American composer (Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Aug 14 Tony Williams, American singer (Platters-Great Pretender), dies at 64
  • Aug 15 Jackie Edwards, Jamaican songwriter (Keep On Running), dies at 53 or 54
  • Aug 16 Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
  • Aug 24 Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48
  • Aug 25 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65