On This Day

October 2005 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Oct 4 "All the Right Reasons", fifth studio album by Nickelback, is released

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 2 Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter Evhenya Tymoshenko weds "Death Valley Screamers" musician Sean Carr at 11th century Vydubychi Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 9 Savage Garden musician Daniel Jones (32) weds "Hi-5" member Kathleen De Leon at Avica Weddings and Resort on the Gold Coast in Queensland

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 9 Italian pop singer Alexia (38) weds Giorgio Armani's nephew Andrea Camerana at Church of San Martino in Piacenza, Italy

Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Fashion Designer
Giorgio Armani

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 3 Adrian Ratiu, Romanian composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 4 Michael "Mike" Gibbins, Welsh musician (Badfinger), dies from a brain aneurysm at 56
  • Oct 6 Warren Frank Benson, American composer (The Leaves Are Falling), and educator (Eastman School, 1967-1993), dies at 81
  • Oct 16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • Oct 16 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater), dies at 34
  • Oct 19 Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends) (b. 1982)
  • Oct 20 Shirley Horn, American singer (b. 1934)
  • Oct 22 Franky Gee, American singer (Captain Jack) (b. 1962)
  • Oct 28 Fernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (b. 1922)
  • Oct 31 John "Beatz" Holohan, American drummer (Bayside), dies in an auto accident at 31