Musicians Married and Divorced on July 17

Weddings in Music

Marian Anderson

1943 One of the world's greatest contraltos, American Marian Anderson (46) weds architect Orpheus H. Fisher at the Elmwood Chapel in Bethel, Connecticut

Berry Gordy

1990 American Motown Records founder Berry Gordy (60) weds Grace Easton; divorce in 1993


Divorces in Music

Ringo Starr

1975 Beatle member Ringo Starr & Maureen Cox Starkey divorce, after 10 years of marriage