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September 15, 1993 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Single

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

Deaths in Music

  • (Nii Moi) "Speedy" Acquaye, Ghanaian drummer, percussionist and fire-eater (Tubby Hayes; Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames; Ginger Baker's Airforce), dies of cancer at 62
  • Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
1993 in Music