December 1975 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 5 "Me & Bessie" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • Dec 8 "Raisin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 847 performances
  • Dec 14 "Treemonisha" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 64 performances

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Dec 19 Ron Wood joined The Rolling Stones

Drummer Charlie Watts
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  • Dec 21 "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • Dec 21 "Very Good Eddie" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances
  • Dec 28 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
  • Dec 30 "Boccaccio" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 7 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 3 Mickey Avalon, American rapper
  • Dec 3 Csaba Czébely, Hungarian drummer (Pokolgép)
  • Dec 13 Tom DeLonge, American guitarist (blink-182, Angels & Airwaves)
  • Dec 14 Justin Furstenfeld, American rock singer
  • Dec 16 Nawo Kawakita, Japanese drummer (Maximum the Hormone)
  • Dec 16 Benjamin Kowalewicz, Canadian musician (Billy Talent)
  • Dec 18 Sia [Furler], Australian singer-songwriter and producer ( Titanium), born in Adalaide, Australia
  • Dec 19 Casual, [Jon Owens], rapper
  • Dec 21 Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 1 Nick Kenny, US columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80
  • Dec 8 Gary Thain, New Zealand bassist (Uriah Heep) (b. 1948)
  • Dec 11 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (Night in Manhattan), dies at 67
  • Dec 15 Mukhtar Ashrafi, Soviet-Uzbek composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 17 Noble Sissle, jazz musician, dies at 86
  • Dec 17 Hound Dog Taylor [Theodore Roosevelt], American Chicago blues guitarist and singer, dies of lung cancer at 60
  • Dec 20 Vincent Lopez, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76
  • Dec 24 Bernard Herrmann, American composer, dies of heart attack at 64
  • Dec 31 Donal Michalsky, composer, dies at 47