December 2007 in Music

Weddings in Music

  • Dec 8 Backstreet Boys member Howie Dorough (34) weds longtime girlfriend Leigh Boniello at St. James Cathedral in Orlando, Florida

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 23 "Dr. Izzie Stevens" actress Katherine Heigl (29) weds singer-songwriter Josh Kelley (27) at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah


Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 20 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 4 Pimp C, American Rapper (b. 1973)
  • Dec 5 Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer (b. 1928)
  • Dec 5 Andrew Imbrie, American composer (b. 1921)
  • Dec 11 Christie Hennessy, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • Dec 12 Ike Turner, American singer, former husband of Tina Turner (b. 1931)
  • Dec 16 Dan Fogelberg, American singer/songwriter (b. 1951)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 23 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer (b. 1925)

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • Dec 25 Mighty King Kong, Kenyan reggae musician. (b. 1973)
  • Dec 26 Joe Dolan, Irish singer and entertainer (b. 1943)
  • Dec 28 Jiří Pauer, Czech composer, dies at 88
  • Dec 31 Markku Peltola, Finnish actor and musician (b. 1956)