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June 2007 in Music History

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 8 Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is forced to cancel his appearance at the Carnegie Hall all-star performance (held in his honour), owing to illness

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • Jun 10 Novelty dance song "I'm a Gummy Bear" by German band Gummibär released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway

Singer-Songwriter Enya
Singer-Songwriter
Enya

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Legendary crooner Tony Bennett (80) weds his longtime girlfriend Susan Crow (47) in New York City

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 6 Spice Girl singer Melanie Brown (32) weds producer Stephen Belafonte in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Jun 9 "Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz (36) weds musician Noah Lebenzon at the Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Rincon, Puerto Rico

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 16 Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

Divorces in Music

  • Jun 27 Former Playboy playmate and Baywatch actress Donna D'Errico (38) divorces Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Tony Thompson, American singer-songwriter in R&B group Hi-Five, dies at 31
  • Jun 2 Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (b. 1949)
  • Jun 4 Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (Cry to Me), dies at 74
  • Jun 15 Richard Bell, Canadian musician (Full Tilt Boogie Band), dies of multiple myeloma at 61
  • Jun 17 Serena Wilson, American belly dancer (b. 1933)
  • Jun 18 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
  • Jun 19 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor, dies at 69
  • Jun 19 Antonio Aguilar [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, dies of pneumonia at 88
  • Jun 24 Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, dies at 32
  • Jun 25 Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 25 Nina Vyroubova, Russian-French ballerina (Pavlova-prize 1957), dies at 86
  • Jun 29 George McCorkle, American guitarist (Marshall Tucker Band), dies of cancer at 59