On This Day

October 2012 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 22 "Red" 4th studio album by Taylor Swift is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2012/2013)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 6 Former "Private Practice" actress Audra McDonald (42) weds Broadway star Will Swenson (38) in Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 19 Grammy Award-winning singer Justin Timberlake (31) weds "Total Recall" actress Jessica Biel (30) at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Actress Jessica Biel
Actress
Jessica Biel

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 5 Edvard Mirzoyan, Armenian composer, dies at 91
  • Oct 7 John Tchicai, Danish jazz saxophonist and composer (New York Art Quartet), dies at 76
  • Oct 9 Theo Olof, German-Dutch violinist and concert master, dies at 88
  • Oct 18 David Spencer Ware, American free jazz saxophonist, dies at 62
  • Oct 27 Hans Werner Henze, German composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 27 Terry Callier, American soul, folk and jazz guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("What Color Is Love"), dies of cancer at 67