On This Day

December 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Dec 9 3rd Billboard Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Ropin' The Wind win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Dec 10 "My Favorite Year" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Dec 13 "Show Off" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Dec 17 "Christmas Carol" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Dec 27 "3 From Brooklyn" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • Dec 27 "Les Miserables" opens at Ostregaswerks, Copenhagen
  • Dec 27 "Tommy Tune Tonite! Song & Dance Act" opens at Gershwin NYC for 10 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 27 Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 4 Jin [Kim Seok-jin] Korean vocalist (BTS), born in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Dec 14 Tori Kelly, American singer (Nobody Love), born in Wildomar, California

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 5 Felipe Padilla de León, Filipino composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Yngve Sköld, Swedish composer, dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Bernard Reichel, Swiss composer, dies at 91
  • Dec 11 Andy Kirk, American jazz musician (I Won't Tell a Soul (I Love You)), dies at 94
  • Dec 13 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies
  • Dec 18 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), dies at 83
  • Dec 21 Albert King [Nelson], American blues guitarist and singer (BB King & Friends, Blues Alive), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Dec 23 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep), dies at 42
  • Dec 24 Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), dies from terminal colon cancer at 47
  • Dec 26 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Mort Greene, US songwriter (My Grandfather's Clock), dies at 80