December 1993 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 2 A Webster's musical "Sunset Promenade" premieres in LA
  • Dec 5 "Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 7 Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Music awardsMusic Awards

Dec 8 4th Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard Soundtrack win

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Dec 9 "My Fair Lady" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 165 performances
  • Dec 12 "Any Given Day" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • Dec 12 "Kentucky Cycle" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 34 performances
  • Dec 12 WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in NYC
  • Dec 15 John Williams final appearance as conductor of Boston Pops
  • Dec 16 "Red Shoes" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Dec 19 "Red Shoes" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Dec 27 "Candles, Snow, & Mistletoe" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 7 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 29 Courtney Love sues doctors for leaking news of her methadone treatment

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love
  • Dec 30 "Candles, Snow, & Mistletoe" closes at Palace NYC after 7 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

Dec 31 Barbra Streisand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 8 AnnaSophia Robb, American actress and singer
  • Dec 11 Gina Miele, American singer and actress

Weddings in Music

  • Dec 30 Singer Deni Hines (22) weds INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly (35)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 4 Frank V Zappa, US music/composer (Mothers of Invention), dies at 52
  • Dec 5 Douglas Hopkins, guitarist (Gin Blossoms), dies of gun shot at 32

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 14 Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 18 Charizma, American rapper (b. 1973)
  • Dec 19 Michael Clarke, drummer (Byrds), dies of liver failure at 49
  • Dec 30 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81