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December 24, 1980 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Tomas Kalnoky, American musician (Streetlight Manifesto), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Deaths in Music

  • Alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73
  • Alec Wilder, American classical, jazz, and pop music composer (The Churkendoose), and musicologist (American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950), dies at 73 [1]
  • Siggie Nordstrom, American singer (The Nordstrom Sisters), dies at 87
1980 in Music