On This Day

September 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 4 Singer Harry Nilsson makes a rare (and final) concert appearance, joining Ringo and His All-Starr Band for a version of his "Without You" at Caesar’s Palace. Las Vegas, Nevada

Video Music Awards

Sep 9 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as 'Fartman'

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Sep 16 "Les Miserables" opens at Nuevo Apolo, Madrid

Music History

Sep 25 "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC

Musician Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
  • Sep 28 "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" closes at Paramount Theater NYC

Television Premiere

Sep 28 UK morning TV show "The Big Breakfast" presented by Chris Evans, Gaby Roslin and Paula Yates, produced by Bob Geldof premieres

TV Personality Paula Yates
TV Personality
Paula Yates
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof

Music Awards

Sep 30 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins

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

Birthdays in Music

Nick Jonas

Sep 16 Nick Jonas, American singer, actor and producer (The Jonas Brothers), born in Dallas, Texas

Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas
  • Sep 22 Lauren Patten, American actress and singer (Jagged Little Pill musical), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Sep 25 Rosalía [Vila Tobella] Spanish singer (Con Altura), born in Barcelona, Spain

Weddings in Music

John Mellencamp

Sep 5 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana; divorce 2011

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Armen Carapetyan, Americn musicologist and composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 7 Indra Kamadjojo [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies

Anthony Perkins

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion; Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, dies from AIDS at 60

  • Sep 18 Earl Van Dyke, American jazz and session piano, Hammond B-3, and harpsichord player (Motown Records' Funk Brothers, 1964-72), dies of prostate cancer at 62
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, American singer-songwriter and actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44