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June 1995 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 4 "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden Theater, NYC, after 347 performances

Comedian Jackie Mason
Jackie Mason

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

Jun 5 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire win

Country Singer Reba McEntire
Country Singer
Reba McEntire
  • Jun 8 "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Jun 10 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 13 Björk releases her 2nd art pop solo album "Post"

Singer Björk

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 13 "Jagged Little Pill", 3rd studio album by Alanis Morissette is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year, 1996)

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette
  • Jun 15 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 performances
  • Jun 17 "Who's Tommy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 899 performances

Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Jun 23 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Oasis, Pulp, and The Cure headline; other performers include Sinéad O'Connor, Tanita Tikaram, Simple Minds, War, Indigo Girls, and Jeff Buckley

Musician Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher
Musician Robert Smith
Robert Smith
Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Troye Sivan [Mellet], South African–born Australian pop singer-songwriter (Bloom), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 10 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Prudence Hyman, dancer, dies at 80
  • Jun 2 Harper MacKay, American orchestra leader (NBC Follies), dies at 73
  • Jun 4 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), dies at 80
  • Jun 5 Bettina Vernon-Warren, Austrian 'Bodenwieser' dancer, dies at 75
  • Jun 5 Jan Decadt Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 7 "Sheikh" Imam [Eissa], Egyptian folk and protest singer-songwriter, dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Frank Chacksfield, English, pianist, arranger and orchestra leader, dies at 81
  • Jun 11 Lovelace Watkins, American singer known as "The Black Sinatra" (The Big, Big Voice of Lovelace Watkins), dies of leukemia at 58
  • Jun 12 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75
  • Jun 13 David Parry, British-Canadian folk musician (Friends of Fiddler's Green), storyteller (Canadian Museum of Civilization), actor, stage director, and teacher (University of Toronto), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • Jun 14 Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
  • Jun 14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 19 Murray Dickie, Scottish opera singer and director, dies at 71
  • Jun 20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • Jun 23 Jack Schroer, British saxophonist & pianist (The Caledonia Soul Orchestra), dies at 51
  • Jun 27 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony, 1948-54), dies at 94
  • Jun 30 Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), commits suicide at 45
  • Jun 30 Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese pianist, composer, and conductor, dies at 45