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June 1999 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 1 British singer Dido's debut album, "No Angel", is released in the United States

Singer Dido
Singer
Dido

Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Jun 25 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Skunk Anansie, Manic Street Preachers, and R.E.M headline; other performers include Al Green, Billy Bragg, Hole, Blondie, Lenny Kravitz, and Bare Naked Ladies

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 5 Baritone belter Frankie Laine (86) weds retired real estate agent Marcia Kline (61) near San Diego

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 14 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 1st time

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Junior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (b. 1949)
  • Jun 5 Mel Tormé, American singer (The Velvet Fog) and composer (The Christmas Song), dies at 73
  • Jun 8 James "Rosy" McHargue, American jazz clarinetist, and vocalist (Ted Weems Orchestra; The Wolverines), dies at 97
  • Jun 16 Screaming Lord [David Edward] Sutch, English rocker and politician (founder of Official Monster Raving Loony Party), committed suicide at 58
  • Jun 21 Kami [Ukyō Kamimura], Japanese drummer (Malice Mizer), dies of a brain hemorrhageat 27
  • Jun 22 Lubos Fiser, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 27 Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), commits suicide at 57
  • Jun 27 Einar Englund, Finnish composer, dies at 83