On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced on January 11

Weddings in Music

Hattie McDaniel

1911 American actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman (30) in Denver, Colorado

Hermann Hesse

1924 German-Swiss poet and novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds Swiss soprano and painter Ruth Wenger (26); divorce in 1927

Idina Menzel

2003 "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • 2003 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia