September 2009 in Music History

Events in Music

Television Premiere

Sep 22 Crime drama "NCIS LA" starring Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, and Daniela Ruah premieres on CBS


Weddings in Music

  • Sep 4 Singer and actress Christina Milian (27) weds singer-songwriter The-Dream (31) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada, divorce in 2007
  • Sep 12 Platinum-selling rock band "3 Doors Down" lead singer Brad Arnold weds horseback rider Jennifer Sanderford in Escatawpa, Mississippi
  • Sep 18 Grammy-winning rock-folk singer Lucinda Williams (56) weds manager Tom Overby at First Avenue in Minneapolis

Zooey Deschanel

Sep 19 "500 Days of Summer" actress Zooey Deschanel (29) weds "Death Cab for Cutie" singer Ben Gibbard (33) in Seattle, Washington


Divorces in Music

Peter Andre

Sep 8 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (36) divorces glamour model Katie Price (31) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 Jake Brockman, British rock keyboardist (Echo & the Bunnymen), dies in a motorcycle accident at 53
  • Sep 2 Guy Babylon, American keyboard player (Elton John) and arranger dies at 52
  • Sep 14 Patrick Swayze, American actor (Ghost), dancer (Dirty Dancing), and songwriter, dies of pancreatic cancer at 57

Mary Travers

Sep 16 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), dies of leukemia at 72

  • Sep 17 Leon Kirchner, American contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), dies of congestive heart failure at 90
  • Sep 19 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist and composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus), dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Alicia de Larrocha, Spanish pianist (Orquesta Sinfonica), dies at 86
  • Sep 29 Greg Ladanyi, Hungarian-American record producer and recording engineer, dies of injuries sustained in a fall at 57