December 2007 in Music

Weddings in Music

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

HeartWedding of Interest

23rd "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

20th "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

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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