On This Day

September 2014 in Music History

Events in Music

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Sep 13 Farm Aid held in Raleigh, north Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jack White, Gary Clarke Jr., Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jamey Johnson, Delta Rae, Todd Snider, Carlene Carter, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-Songwriter
John Mellencamp

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 16 Barbra Streisand releases album "Partners" features duets with other artists, when reaches No 1, makes Streisand only recording-artist with top album in six decades

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 19 Columbia Records releases "Cheek To Cheek", a duet album of jazz standards by singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga; debuts at #1 on Billboard 200, Jazz Albums, and Traditional Jazz Albums charts.

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 8 Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French at a private ceremony in Santa Barbara, California

Actress and Singer Ashley Tisdale
Actress and Singer
Ashley Tisdale
  • Sep 13 Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad (28) weds musician William Tell (34) in California

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 Jimi Jamison, American rock singer (Survivor - "High On You"), dies of a stroke at 63
  • Sep 4 Włodzimierz Kotoński, Polish composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 8 Gerald Wilson, American jazz trumpeter, arranger (Jimmie Lunceford; Duke Ellington), orchestra leader, and teacher dies at 96
  • Sep 8 Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (Adriana Lecouvreur; La Voix Humaine), dies at 104
  • Sep 9 Robert 'Trob' Young, Scottish musician (Primal Scream), found dead at 49
  • Sep 9 Antonín Tučapský, Czech composer, teacher, and choral conductor, dies at 86
  • Sep 10 Oldřich František Korte, Czech composer, dies at 88
  • Sep 11 Bob Crewe, American songwriter and producer ("Big Girls Don't Cry"), dies at 83
  • Sep 11 Antoine Duhamel, French composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Joe Sample, American jazz and session keyboardist and composer (The Jazz Crusaders), dies of mesothelioma at 75
  • Sep 12 Salah El Mahdi, Tunisian composer, conductor, musicologist, and artistic director, dies at 89
  • Sep 17 George Hamilton IV, American country musician, dies from complications from a heart attack at 77
  • Sep 19 Francisco Feliciano, Filipino conductor and composer (Pokpok Alimpako), dies at 73
  • Sep 20 Polly Bergen [Nellie Burgin], American actress, singer, television host, and writer (Winds of War - "Rhoda"; The Helen Morgan Story), dies of natural causes at 84