December 1952 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 15 "Two's Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 90 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 3 Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • Dec 3 Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Dec 5 Bobby Barth, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Axe)
  • Dec 8 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Dec 14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Hans Abrahamsen, composer
  • Dec 25 Desireless, French singer
  • Dec 26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 27 Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
  • Dec 27 David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 30 Somtow Sucharitkul [S. P. Somtow], Thai composer and sci-fi author (Utopia Hunters), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 30 June Anderson, American soprano

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 28 Fletcher Henderson, American musician (b. 1897)
  • Dec 29 Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, dies at 54