On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced on February 14

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

1978 Country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller

LoveWedding of Interest

1984 British singer Elton John (36) marries Renate Blauel at Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia; divorce in 1988

Singer Elton John
Elton John

LoveWedding of Interest

1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) weds vocalist James Moreland

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Courtney Love

LoveWedding of Interest

1994 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons (40) in Tiburon, California

Rock Musician Jerry Garcia
Rock Musician
Jerry Garcia

LoveWedding of Interest

1996 American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis; divorce in 1999

  • 2008 Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (35) weds All Saints singer Nicole Appleton (33) at Westminster Register Office in London
  • 2015 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (38) weds opera director Sophie Hunter (36) at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone, England

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1999 American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (40) divorces belly dancer Mayte Garcia (25) after 2 years of marriage