December 1979 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 13 "Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 301 performances
  • Dec 31 Winterland Rock Concert Hall in San Francisco closes after 556 concerts

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Yvonne Catterfeld, German singer and actress
  • Dec 3 Daniel Bedingfield, English singer
  • Dec 5 Evonne Hsu, Taiwanese singer
  • Dec 7 Sara Bareilles, American singer
  • Dec 9 Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer
  • Dec 12 Sharin Foo, Danish singer and bassist
  • Dec 14 Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model
  • Dec 16 Mihai Tr─âistariu, Romanian singer
  • Dec 17 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard)
  • Dec 19 Kevin Devine, American musician
  • Dec 21 Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer
  • Dec 26 Chris Daughtry, American singer
  • Dec 26 Mzbel [Nana Akua Amoah], Ghanaian singer (16 Years, Saucy Girl), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Dec 28 Senna Guemmour, German Singer (Monrose)
  • Dec 31 Bob Bryar, American drummer (My Chemical Romance, Gerardolopoly)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 4 Liza Minnelli's 3rd marriage (Mark Gero)

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 23 Stevie Ray Vaughan (25) weds Lenora "Lenny" Bailey (div. 1988)

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 2 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, Russian composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 30 Richard Rodgers, American composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77