On This Day

September 2001 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 5 John Cage's musical composition "As Slow as Possible", to be played for 639 years, begins at St. Burchardi Church, Halberstadt, Germany

Video Music Awards

Sep 6 18th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Marmalade, Eve f/ Gwen Stefani & Moby f/ Gwen Stefani win

Singer Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani

Music Single

Sep 8 Kylie Minogue releases her single "I Just Can't Get You Out of My Head", the biggest of her career

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue

Album Release

Sep 11 Jay-Z releases his album "Blueprint" featuring contributions by Eminem and Kanye West

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Rapper Kanye West
Kanye West

Farm Aid Concert

Sep 29 Farm Aid 14 held in Noblesville, Indiana; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Doobie Brothers, and Martina McBride

Musician Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews
Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young

Weddings in Music

Stevie Wonder

Sep 1 Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Jennifer Lopez

Sep 29 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 2 Jay Migliori, American saxophonist (Supersax), dies at 70
  • Sep 6 Carl Crack, German musician (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971)
  • Sep 7 Igor Buketoff, American conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra 1964-65), dies at 86
  • Sep 14 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer, dies at 70
  • Sep 22 Isaac Stern, American-Ukrainian concert violinist (debut San Francisco Symphony), dies at 81
  • Sep 27 Herman Berlinski, Polish-American organist, composer and choral conductor (The Tetragrammaton), dies at 91 [1]