On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1946

Weddings in Music

Doris Day

Mar 30 Ameican actress and singer Doris Day (23) weds American jazz saxophonist George Weidler (20); divorce in 1949

Howard Hanson

Jul 24 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Howard Hanson (49) weds Margaret Elizabeth Nelson at the Chautauqua Institution in New York

Moss Hart

Aug 10 Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

Wedding of Interest

Aug 16 Famous ballet choreographer George Balanchine (42) weds ballerina Maria Tallchief (21)

Bill Haley

Dec 11 "Bill Haley & His Comets" rock 'n' roll musician Bill Haley (21) weds Dorothy Crowe; divorce in 1952