October 2001 in Music

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

Oct 21 "United We Stand" benefit concert for September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks victims, held at RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. organized and headlined by Michael Jackson and featuring Aerosmith, Mariah Carey and The Backstreet Boys

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 5 "The Golden Boy" professional boxer Oscar De La Hoya (28) weds Puerto Rican pop singer Millie Corretjer (27) in a secret ceremony held at "El Invernino" in San Juan

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 12 Singer Natalie Cole marries Kenneth H. Dupree

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 2 Franz Biebl, German composer (b. 1906)
  • Oct 13 Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (b. 1949)
  • Oct 16 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), dies of cancer at 72
  • Oct 17 Jay Livingston, American songwriter (b. 1915)
  • Oct 18 Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete and musician (b. 1922)
  • Oct 28 Gerard Hengeveld, Dutch composer (b. 1910)