On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1943

Weddings in Music

Betty Grable

Jul 5 Actress Betty Grable (26) weds big band leader Harry James (27)

Marian Anderson

Jul 17 One of the world's greatest contraltos, American Marian Anderson (46) weds architect Orpheus H. Fisher in Bethel, Connecticut

Dinah Shore

Dec 5 Singer and actress Dinah Shore (27) weds actor George Montgomery (27)

Carl Reiner

Dec 24 American comic actor and writer Carl Reiner (21) weds singer Estelle Lebost (29)


Divorces in Music

Jack Dempsey

Jul 7 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (48) divorces broadway singer Hannah Williams (32) after 10 years of marriage