June 2015 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 30 Misty Copeland becomes the 1st African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 9 Actress and singer Aly Michalka (26) weds film producer Stephen Ringer at Belmond Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Italy
  • Jun 18 Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Lindsay Arnold (21) weds highschool sweetheart Samuel Lightner Cusick in Salt Lake City

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Jean Ritchie, American folk singer, dies at 92
  • Jun 2 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 6 Ronnie Gilbert, American folk singer (The Weavers), dies at 88
  • Jun 9 James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, dies at 86
  • Jun 11 Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Free Jazz), dies at 85
  • Jun 11 Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91
  • Jun 11 Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), dies at 81
  • Jun 12 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), dies at 90
  • Jun 12 Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), dies at 93
  • Jun 13 MC Supreme [Dewayne Lawrence Coleman], rapper (Black in America), dies in a car accident at 47
  • Jun 15 Mighty Sam McClain, American soul and blues singer-songwriter, dies at 72
  • Jun 21 Gunther Schuller, American hornist and jazz composer (1994 Pulitzer Prize), dies at 89
  • Jun 22 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • Jun 23 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, dies at 83
  • Jun 27 Chris Squire, English rock bassist (Yes), dies of cancer at 67