December 1974 in Music

Events in Music


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Dec 6 George Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
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Dec 23 Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Shostakovich' Michelangelo-liederen

  • Dec 30 Beatles are legally disbanded (4 years after suit was brought)
  • Dec 31 Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 David Ludwig, American composer
  • Dec 7 Nicole Appleton, Canadian-born singer
  • Dec 8 Cristian Castro, Mexican singer
  • Dec 8 Nick Zinner, American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Massachusetts
  • Dec 9 Canibus, American rapper
  • Dec 10 Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Nicholas McCarthy, English guitarist (Franz Ferdinand)
  • Dec 18 Euroboy, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Dec 19 Mikko Paananen, Finnish bassist (HIM)
  • Dec 20 Die, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 2 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 9 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
  • Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
  • Dec 26 Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77
  • Dec 26 Robert Levine Sanders, American composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 26 Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), dies of heart disease at 59