September 2010 in Music History

Events in Music

Film Release

Sep 17 Documentary film "Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?" released theatrically

Film Premiere

Sep 24 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Weddings in Music

Jenni Rivera

Sep 8 Grammy nominated singer Jenni Rivera (41) weds MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza (38) at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California

Eddie Vedder

Sep 18 Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) in Hawaii

Divorces in Music

  • Sep 3 Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Mike Edwards, aka Swami Deva Pramada, British rock cellist (ELO), killed by a rolling hay bale at 62
  • Sep 6 Richard Bilderback Hervig, American composer, dies at 92
  • Sep 8 Rich Cronin, American singer-songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones), dies of cancer aged 36
  • Sep 15 Arrow [Alphonsus Cassell], Montserratian soca singer-songwriter ("Hot, Hot, Hot"), dies of cerebral cancer at 60
  • Sep 15 Guido Turchi, Italian composer (Invettiva), dies at 93
  • Sep 20 Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies at 77
  • Sep 21 Geoffrey Burgon, British jazz trumpeter, and film, television and concert composer (City Adventures), dies at 69
  • Sep 22 Eddie Fisher, American pop singer ("Oh My Papa": I'm Walking Behind You"), dies from complications from hip surgery at 82
  • Sep 28 Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)