On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in Music on August 16

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

1846 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 2nd wife Olympe Pélissier in Paris

LoveWedding of Interest

1946 Famous ballet choreographer George Balanchine (42) weds ballerina Maria Tallchief (21)

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief

LoveWedding of Interest

1983 Musician Paul Simon weds actress and writer Carrie Fisher

Actress Carrie Fisher
Actress
Carrie Fisher

LoveWedding of Interest

1985 Singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn on her 27th birthday

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1968 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra