On This Day

June 2012 in Music History

Events in Music

Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Miranda Lambert
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Miranda Lambert
  • Jun 16 Collapse of a stage at a Radiohead concert kills one person (Toronto, Ontario)

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 10 Country music singer Wynonna Judd (48) weds "Highway 101" drummer Cactus Moser in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee
  • Jun 18 R&B singer Bobby Brown (43) weds Alicia Etheridge in Honolulu, Hawaii

Divorces in Music

  • Jun 4 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (37) divorces composer Mike Verta (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • Jun 5 NBC musical drama series "Smash" actress Debra Messing (43) divorces actor and producer Daniel Zelman (44) by their mutual decision after 10 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 4 Herb Reed, American pop singer (The Platters - "Only You"; "The Great Pretender"), dies from multiple medical complications at 83
  • Jun 4 George Marino, American Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer (Guns N' Roses; Bon Jovi; Stevie Wonder; John Lennon & Yoko Ono), dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Jun 7 Bob Welch, American musician (Fleetwood Mac), commits suicide by gunshot at 66
  • Jun 7 Nabil Totah, Palestinian-American jazz double bassist, dies at 72
  • Jun 13 Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer, dies at 97
  • Jun 14 Dumitru Capoianu, Romanian conductor and classical and film composer (The Little Man), dies at 82
  • Jun 21 Richard Adler, American musical theater composer and songwriter (Pajama Game; Damn Yankees)), dies at 90
  • Jun 28 Éric Gaudibert, Swiss composer, pianist, and teacher, dies at 75