October 2014 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 8 The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is awarded the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize

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Oct 10 Taylor Swift releases her 5th studio album “1989” (2015 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2016)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 18 "The Vampire Diaries" actress Candice Accola (27) weds "The Fray" guitarist Joe King (34) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 1 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • Oct 4 Paul Revere, American musician, dies from cancer at 76
  • Oct 5 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), dies at 84
  • Oct 16 Tim Hauser, American jazz singer, dies from cardiac arrest at 72
  • Oct 20 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 87
  • Oct 23 Alvin Stardust, English singer, dies at 72