December 1973 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Dec 5 Paul McCartney & Wings release album "Band on the Run"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Dec 7 Wings release "Band on the Run"
  • Dec 8 "Seesaw" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 296 performances
  • Dec 9 "Pajama Game" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • Dec 19 "Molly" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 68 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Jon Theodore, American musician
  • Dec 4 Racci Shay, American Musician
  • Dec 4 Ferry Corsten, Dutch musician and DJ
  • Dec 4 Kate Rusby, English folk singer
  • Dec 8 Corey Taylor, American singer (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
  • Dec 14 Tia Texada, American actress and singer
  • Dec 16 Mariza [Marisa dos Reis Nunes], Portuguese singer (fado genre), born in Maputo, Portuguese Mozambique
  • Dec 21 Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer
  • Dec 27 Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
  • Dec 28 Herborg KrĂ„kevik, Norwegian singer and actress
  • Dec 31 Malcolm Middleton, Scottish musician (Arab Strap)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 3 Emile Christian, American musician (b. 1895)
  • Dec 6 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
  • Dec 14 Yitzhak Edel, composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 15 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 17 Patrick Hadley, composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 18 Giulio Cesare Brero, composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 20 Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37
  • Dec 22 Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
  • Dec 30 Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101