On This Day

June 2001 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jun 13 35th TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards: George Strait, Faith Hill & Alan Jackson win

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 3 American writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) in a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House, Merion Station, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 4 John Hartford [Harford], American folk and bluegrass fiddler, banjo player, and songwrite ("Gentle On My Mind"), dies at 63
  • Jun 6 Douglas Lilburn, New Zealand composer (A Song Of Islands) and educator (Victoria University, 1949-80), dies at 85
  • Jun 7 Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • Jun 9 David Sheinfeld, American violinist and composer, dies at 94
  • Jun 11 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (Échame a mi la culpa), dies at 77
  • Jun 13 Siegfried Naumann, Swedish conductor (Musica Nova Ensemble, 1962-77), teacher, and composer (Risposte), dies at 81
  • Jun 15 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, dies at 83
  • Jun 15 Julius Juzeliūnas, Lithuanian composer and organist (The Game), dies at 85
  • Jun 21 John Lee Hooker, American blues guitarist ("Boom Boom"; "Boogie Chillen"), dies at 83
  • Jun 30 Chet Atkins, American guitarist (Me & My Guitar), dies at 77
  • Jun 30 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 64