On This Day

December 2000 in Music History

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 2 Mexican singer Thalia (29) weds co-owner of Casablanca Records Tommy Mottola (51) at St. Patrick

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Thalía
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Thalía

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 22 Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 3 Hoyt Curtin, American composer (Hanna-Barbera cartoon theme songs), dies at 78
  • Dec 18 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter, dies at 41
  • Dec 19 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), dies at 42
  • Dec 19 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (Cab Calloway) and session musician, dies at 90
  • Dec 19 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, American gospel singer (The Staple Singers), dies at 85
  • Dec 20 Adrian Henri, British poet and founder of poetry-rock group (Liverpool Scene), dies at 68
  • Dec 23 Victor Borge [Borge Rosenbaum], Danish-American comedian and pianist, dies at 91
  • Dec 23 Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), dies at 74
  • Dec 24 Nick Massi, American rocker (4 Seasons-Sherry), dies at 65
  • Dec 26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 31 José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)