Musicians Married and Divorced in 1952

Weddings in Music

Tony Bennett

Feb 12 American singer Tony Bennett (25) weds art student Patricia Beech, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan, New York; separate in 1965, divorce in 1971

Judy Garland

Jun 8 American singer and actress Judy Garland (29) weds American producer Sidney Luft (36) in Hollister, California; divorce in 1965

June Carter Cash

Jul 9 American country singer June Carter Cash (23) weds singer Carl "Mr. Country" Smith (25); divorce 1956

Leontyne Price

Aug 31 American operatic soprano Leontyne Price (25) weds American concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32); divorce in 1973

Hank Williams

Oct 17 American country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana

  • Oct 18 Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico

Bill Haley

Nov 18 "Rock Around The Clock" rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds second wife Barbara Cupchak


Divorces in Music

Hank Williams

May 29 Country music legend Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard granted divorce for the second and final time after seven years of marriage. Their first divorce was in 1948.