December 2010 in Music

Weddings in Music

  • Dec 11 "Good Charlotte" lead vocalist Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California

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Dec 19 Guitar legend Carlos Santana (63) weds rock drummer Cindy Blackman (51) in Maui, Hawaii

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Divorces in Music

  • Dec 8 "Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage
  • Dec 28 Film and record company executive Justin Siegel (23) divorces actress-singer Emmy Rossum due to irreconcilable differences after a year-and-a-half of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 9 James Moody, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
  • Dec 13 Enrique Morente, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1942)
  • Dec 17 Captain Beefheart, American musician (b. 1941)
  • Dec 19 Trudy Pitts, American jazz organist, pianist, and vocalist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 24 Eino Tamberg, Estonian composer (b. 1930)
  • Dec 26 Teena Marie, American singer and composer (b. 1956)
  • Dec 28 Billy Taylor, American musician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 28 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), dies at 97
  • Dec 30 Bobby Farrell, Aruban singer (Boney M) (b. 1949)