September 1993 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 1 "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 performances
  • Sep 2 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
  • Sep 5 "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • Sep 5 "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • Sep 5 Musical "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances with 6 Tony Awards

Music releaseMusic Single

Sep 15 Single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" sung by Meat Loaf and composed by Jim Steinman is released. Goes on to be No. 1 in 28 countries.

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • Sep 23 "Les Miserables" opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh
  • Sep 29 27th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill wins

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Ilona Mitrecey, French singer
  • Sep 13 Niall Horan, Irish Pop singer (One Direction), born in Mullingar County, Ireland

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 11 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds fifth wife Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • Sep 16 Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 René Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
  • Sep 9 Helen O'Connell, singer (Green Eyes), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sep 11 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • Sep 12 Herman Nieland, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 15 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • Sep 19 Bruce Ferden, US conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
  • Sep 19 András Mihály, Hungarian composer, dies at 75
  • Sep 24 Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
  • Sep 28 Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)