On This Day

Year 1992 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Actor
Phil Hartman
  • Oct 4 "Anna Karenina" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Oct 4 "Real Inspector Hound" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Oct 18 "Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 22 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 21 Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Oct 25 "Dancing at Lughnasa" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 421 performances
  • Oct 25 "Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 3 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

Singer Whitney Houston
Singer
Whitney Houston
Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 3 Rock band Rage Against the Machine release their debut album "Rage Against the Machine" featuring single "Killing in the Name"

Guitarist Tom Morello
Guitarist
Tom Morello
  • Nov 5 "Show Off" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Nov 8 "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Nov 17 "Gypsy Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 55 performances
  • Nov 17 "The Bodyguard" movie soundtrack is released by Arista Records (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
  • Nov 19 "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Nov 23 "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" opens at Booth NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 29 "Sea Gull" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 29 "Solitary Confinement" closes at Nederlander NYC after 25 performances
  • Dec 9 3rd Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Garth Brooks & Dr. Dre win
  • Dec 10 "My Favorite Year" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Dec 13 "Show Off" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Dec 17 "Christmas Carol" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Dec 27 "3 From Brooklyn" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Dec 27 "Les Miserables" opens at Ostregaswerks, Copenhagen
  • Dec 27 "Tommy Tune Tonite! Song & Dance Act" opens at Gershwin NYC for 10 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 27 Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport


Birthdays in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


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

Person of interestAnthony Perkins

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

  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Oct 1 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown), dies of a stroke at 45
  • Oct 4 Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
  • Oct 5 Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Oct 5 Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
  • Oct 7 Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
  • Oct 19 Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies
  • Oct 20 Werner Torkanowsky, conductor (New Orleans Symphony, 1963-77; Bangor Symphony, 1981-92), dies of cancer at 66

Person of interestRoger Miller

Oct 25 Roger Miller, American country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), dies at 56

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • Oct 26 Jerome Andrews, US/French dancer/choreographer, dies
  • Oct 28 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
  • Nov 7 Henri Temianka, Scottish-born Polish composer (California Chamber Symphony) dies at 85
  • Nov 8 Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 13 Bobby McClure, American singer (Don't Mess Up A Good Thing), dies from stroke complications at 50
  • Nov 13 Maurice Ohana, French classical pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 14 George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
  • Nov 14 John J. Cascella, American rock keyboard and accordion player (John Mellencamp), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), dies from stroke at 82
  • Nov 19 Bobby Russell, songwriter (Honey, Little Green Apples), dies at 52
  • Nov 21 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies
  • Nov 23 Ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies
  • Nov 24 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 29 Cary Scott Lowenstein, dancer/singer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 30 Jorge Donn, dancer, dies after long illness at 45
  • Dec 5 Felipe Padilla de León, Filipino composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Yngve Sköld, Swedish composer, dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Bernard Reichel, Swiss composer, dies at 91
  • Dec 11 Andy Kirk, American jazz musician (I Won't Tell a Soul (I Love You)), dies at 94
  • Dec 13 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies
  • Dec 18 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), dies at 83
  • Dec 21 Albert King [Nelson], American blues guitarist and singer (BB King & Friends, Blues Alive), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Dec 23 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep), dies at 42
  • Dec 24 Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), dies from terminal colon cancer at 47
  • Dec 26 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80