On This Day

September 1995 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Cult TV series "Xena: Warrior Princess" starring Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor debuts in the US

Actress & Singer Lucy Lawless
Actress & Singer
Lucy Lawless
Actor Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

Sep 7 12th MTV Video Music Awards: TLC, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, & Madonna win

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star


Sep 12 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

  • Sep 17 "Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skier

  • Sep 28 Singer Bobby Brown escapes injury in gun battle

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 9 Singer Chynna Phillips weds actor William Baldwin

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 Benay Venuta [Benvenuta Rose Crooke], American actress, singer and dancer (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • Sep 2 Vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74
  • Sep 4 Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
  • Sep 5 James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, American pianist, dies at 95
  • Sep 9 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist, dies at 59
  • Sep 19 Louis "Mr Bo" Collins, blues SInger, dies at 63
  • Sep 21 Vernell Townsend, blues/gospel singer, dies at 64
  • Sep 22 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 23 Lawrence "Booker T." Laury, American boogie-woogie and blues pianist and singer, dies at 81
  • Sep 25 Dorothy Dickson, American actress and dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy), dies at 102
  • Sep 27 Christopher Shaw, British composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 27 Alexander "Sasha" Argov [Abramovich], Israeli composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 29 Seger Ellis, American jazz pianist, pop vocalist, songwriter, and bandleader, dies at 91 [1]