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December 4, 1976 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • Amie Comeaux, American country music singer, born in Brusly, Louisiana (d. 1997)

Deaths in Music

  • Tommy Bolin, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose and other substances at 25

Benjamin Britten

[Edward] Benjamin Britten, English composer (The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Peter Grimes), dies of heart failure at 63

1976 in Music